Two new Youtube videos show dramatic roadside failure events. One shows a landslide on a quarry haul road whilst the other shows a joint controlled rockfall
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Landslides are a major problem along roads in high mountain areas. This is illustrated using an example from rural Nepal, in which the construction of a rural road has induced multiple landslides, threatening the local communities.
Arhavi, Turkey: a new paper in the Journal Natural Hazards (Tanyaş et al. 2022) shows that landslide impacts of new roads can be comparable to that of a medium sized earthquake
Melamchi – satellite images and helicopter videos start to explain the catastrophic floods in Nepal in June 2021
The start of the 2021 summer monsoon in Nepal has brought unusual levels of rainfall. So far at least 27 people have been killed in landslides
A new open access paper in the journal Progress in Disaster Science (Rosser et al. 2021) demonstrates that the number of landslides in W. and C. Nepal has increased since the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.
New research (Muñoz-Torrero Manchado et al. 2021), published in Landslides, investigates trends in landslides and landslide losses in W. Nepal over three decades. It highlights the key role of human factors in determining patterns of loss