Satellite imagery is now available from Planet Labs of the site of the 28 June 2020 Myanmar jade mine landslide, which killed about 180 people
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Another dreadful landslide has occurred in the Hpakant jade mining area of Kachin state in Myanmar. The landslide, at Sate Mu, killed at least 113 people.
On Tuesday morning a slope collapsed at a jade mine at Balakh village in Myanmar, killing 54 miners. This is the latest of a long series of such landslides in Myanmar.
Reports suggest that there has been yet another mining landslide in Hpakant, Myanmar. In the last 4 years over 800 people have died in mining landslides there
In late July exceptional rainfall appears to have triggered a large number of landslides in Chin Division, Burma (Myanmar), including the giant Tonzang landslide
A few days ago on 3rd July a major landslide occurred in northern Burma (Myanmar) that appears to have affected a huge number of people. The excellent ReliefWeb site is carrying reports of the UN OCHA response to the disaster. The OCHA report states that: “On the 4th of July 2009, a landslide caused by heavy rains swept away a jade miners’ settlement along the Uru River in Hpakant Township …
Shimen County, Hunan Province, China: yesterday, a 3 million cubic metre rainfall triggered landslide, which destroyed several houses, was caught on video
A large landslide on a steep, forested slope was triggered by exceptional rainfall this weekend at Ashikita in the Kumamoto area of Japan
In July 2019 I recorded the highest monthly number of fatal landslides since I started to collect the data in 2012. In total, I recorded 100 fatal landslides