25 September 2011
Landslide videos from India (x2), USA and China
Posted by Dave Petley
Some remarkable new landslide videos have appeared this week:
First, a nice new video has appeared on Youtube showing a landslide, reportedly from Uttrakhand in India, in action. It gets quite exciting at around the 3 minutes 45 second mark:
And if you think it is interesting, take a look at this one, from Garwhal in India:
This was also posted yesterday – definitely a landslide, but I am unsure what is going on. Comments and thoughts welcome on what is going on here:
Interesting case of cutslope failure, causing a highway overpass to collapse (this is a news report after the event, but fascinating nonetheless):
Video no 3 :
Maybe iron slime deposits coming out of solution with exposure to air and release of pressure or temperature change, would account for smell maybe like sulfur and slime like quality.
ps off topic: nice catch with the results of Hurricane Lee in the Adirondacks and the Erie Canal.
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