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31 October 2022

Kusiong village in the Philippines: perception vs reality for hazard events

At least 20 people were killed by a mudslide at Kusiong village in the Philippines on Thursday, triggered by Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae. The local people had been drilled to prepare for a storm surge, so sheltered upslope, where they were killed by a mudslide.

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8 July 2022

Shifting the blame for the deadly landslide at Tupul in India

The Tupul landslide occurred at the site of a major construction project involving slope excavation, but officials are blaming poor farming methods for the failure

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7 July 2022

The role of climate change in the May 2022 landslides in Pernambuco, Brazil

A new attribution study indicates that climate change is likely to have been a factor in the Pernambuco landslides in Brazil

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31 March 2022

The mechanisms of the Derrybrien peatslide

An Environmental Impact Assessment published online details the mechanisms of failure of the 2003 Derrybrien peatslide in Ireland.

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13 December 2021

The failure of retaining walls

An interesting video discusses modes of failure of retaining walls

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11 June 2021

Chamoli, Indian Himalaya: A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster

A massive rock and ice avalanche caused the 2021 disaster at Chamoli, Indian Himalaya: our new paper explaining the sequence of events has been published in the journal Science

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12 April 2021

The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru

The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru – is this part of a much larger deep-seated gravitational deformation (DSGD)?

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18 March 2021

Retrogressive breach failures

Retrogressive breach failures, are coastal flow slides that occur naturally in fine sands near dynamic tidal channels or rivers

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3 July 2020

The Dawn of Hope peat slide: understanding the source area

John Flynn’s remarkable drone video of Dawn of Hope peat slide suggests that this might have been a bog burst that underwent retrogression

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12 May 2020

The Váráš rock slope deformation in northern Norway

The Váráš rock slope deformation in Troms County in northern Norway, a 70 million cubic metre, 100 m deep creeping landslide.

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