18 October 2021 06:33 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Heavy rainfall in Kerala, SW India, since Friday has triggered landslides and floods that have killed at least 26 people.
14 August 2020 07:16 in landslide report by Dave Petley
The Pettimudi landslide in Kerala, India on 6 August 2020 was a c.2 km long channelised flow. It now appears that 66 people were killed.
10 August 2020 07:16 in landslide report by Dave Petley
On Saturday 8 August 2020 a large landslide occurred at Rajmala near to Munnar, Kerala in western India, killing an estimated 71 people
30 September 2019 06:35 in Planet Labs by Dave Petley
As the 2019 summer monsoon draws to a close, Planet Labs are starting to collect cloud free images of the devastating landslides in Kerala, India
23 September 2019 06:46 in landslide costs by Dave Petley
There is increasing concern about the impact of monsoon-induced landslides in Kerala in southwest India, resulting from poor land use management
25 November 2018 00:29 in landslide video by Dave Petley
A remarkable video has been posted on Youtube showing a channelised debris flow from Kerala in India. The landslide occurred in two very dynamic phases
20 October 2021 06:46 in monsoon by Dave Petley
Very unusual late monsoon rainfall has had devastating impacts on South Asia in the last few days, with many deaths from landslides and floods in both India and Nepal. Parts of Nepal recorded over 500 mm of rainfall in 48 hours.
7 June 2021 08:18 in landslide costs by Dave Petley
The South Asian monsoon in the time of a pandemic: the impacts of the severe Covid-19 wave in India and Nepal mean that vulnerability of landslides is likely to be high.
11 August 2020 07:01 in Review of a paper by Dave Petley
A new study (Rengers et al 2020) published open access in the journal Landslides examines failures in areas affected by recent wildfires in California.
9 January 2020 06:46 in Conference by Dave Petley
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.