4 February 2010 20:40 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
The woes of the families displaced by the slope failure at the Rivermist Subdivision in San Antonio, Texas have been exacerbated by a new phase of movement. AP Texas News reports that heavy rain has triggered additional cracking of the wall, and the movement of some debris. However, the houses at the top of the slope are apparently not moving. I have been wondering why they are so confident that …
28 March 2023 05:55 in landslide report by Dave Petley
The massive 26 March 2023 Alausí landslide in Ecuador is reported to have killed seven people and to have left a further 64 people missing.
24 March 2023 07:10 in landslide video by Dave Petley
On 22 March 2023 a remarkable landslide occurred in Jalpak-Tash in Kyrgyzstan. A drone video posted to Youtube provides great footage of the landslide.
23 March 2023 07:15 in landslide images by Dave Petley
Loyal reader Hig has produced a Planet animation of a paraglacial landslide on a tributary of the Klutlan Glacier in Alaska
10 February 2023 07:44 in landslide report by Dave Petley
GeoNet has published information about, and images of, landslides triggered by the recent heavy rainfall in the northern part of New Zealand. Further heavy rainfall is forecast.
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.
24 January 2023 07:39 in landslide video by Dave Petley
On 20 January 2023 a large coastal cliff collapse at Blacks Beach, San Diego, California was captured on a truly amazing video.
3 November 2022 07:53 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Pierreville: on 1 November 2022 an interesting landslide occurred on a riverbank in Quebec, Canada, destroying a road and threatening houses.
21 October 2022 06:44 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
Novyi Svet: A large landslide in a landfill site in Russia On Thursday 20 October 2022 a large and notable landslide occurred at a landfill site in the village of Novyi Svet (Новый свет) in Gatchinsky, Russia (the village is at 59.559, 30.201). Unsurprisingly in these troubled times this has not been reported in the western media, but it is an impressive failure. The Russian website 78.ru has this image …
8 September 2022 09:19 in Mining by Dave Petley
On 5 September 2022 a significant landslide occurred at an active tin (?) mine in Labohan Dagang, Banting, Malaysia. The event was caught on video from two different perspectives.