1 February 2023 07:30 in landslide report by Dave Petley
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Wang et al. 2023) describes the 15 September 2022 Jiujiawan landslide in Qinghai province, China, which destroyed a section of a high speed railway line.
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6 September 2022 06:08 in landslide report by Dave Petley
On 1 September 2022 a very major landslide occurred at Hongya Village in Qinghai Province in China, killing seven people.
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3 December 2014 06:00 in landslide report by Dave Petley
In early November a spectacular and highly destructive rotational landslide occurred at Domkar Monastery in Tibet, destroying many buildings
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14 April 2010 08:08 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
This morning’s Mw=6.9 earthquake in China is now reported to have killed at least 300 people, with the toll likely to rise over the next few hours. Although the earthquake occurred in an area with a low population total and density, vulnerability of both buildings and the landscape to shaking is likely to be high, especially given the reported shallow nature (depth = 10 km) of the event. The Google …
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7 September 2022 09:00 in Earthquake-induced landslide by Dave Petley
The 5 September 2022 M=6.8 earthquake in Luding County, Sichuan has triggered large numbers of landslides, causing extensive damage.
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11 September 2017 01:49 in landslide video by Dave Petley
An interesting earthflow was caught on video last week at Dimye in Tibet. It is currently unclear as to whether this was associated with permafrost loss
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16 July 2016 08:19 in landslide video by Dave Petley
A video has appeared on Youtube showing a very near miss between a landslide and a crowded bus in Ya’an City, Sichuan, China. Quick thinking by the driver avoided catastrophe
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13 May 2013 06:38 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
A dangerous landslide has developed on the banks of the Laxiwa HEP station in China. The displacement to date is >25 metres and the mass is over 100 million cubic metres.
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