The Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehradun, India is planning to host an international workshop on “Assessment and Mitigation of landslides in the Himalaya” on 13 and 14 March 2020.
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The 5 km long ancient, earthquake triggered (?) Tagarma rock avalanche in the Pamir-western Himalayan syntaxis of the Tibetan Plateau
Heavy rainfall and snow over the Himalayas in recent days has triggered extensive landslides, with many roads being blocked.
Earthquake induced landslides in the Himalayan mountains – new evidence for earthquake potential in Bhutan
A recently-published paper suggests that the Himalayan country of Bhutan suffered a major (approx M=8.0) earthquake in 1714, emphasing the potential for a future event that would probably lead to extensive landsliding.
New videos for Monday morning: an earth mover get caught in a landslide and a debris flow from the Himalayas
Two new videos have appeared on Youtube, one showing an earthmover destroyed by a landslide and the other a Himalayan debris flow
The Yale Himalaya Initiative has generated a landslide hazard map for Nepal. it is very unclear as to what this map is actually showing.
On Friday a landslide at the Upper Madi HEP project site in Nepal trapped workers in a tunnel. Most were rescued but three lost their lives. Undortunately this is just the latest in a series of landslides associated with hydroelectric schemes in the Himalayas.
The Himalayan Landslide Society and the 11th International Symposium on Mitigation of Geo-Disasters in Asia
The newly formed Himalayan Landslide Society is organising a meeting on the mitigation of geo-disasters in Asia in October this year
Updates on the earthquake in the Himalayas, the overtopping of landslide dams in Japan resulting from typhoon Roke, and landslides in Rwanda and Guatemala.