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31 October 2022
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.
8 July 2022
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
7 July 2022
A new attribution study indicates that climate change is likely to have been a factor in the Pernambuco landslides in Brazil
31 March 2022
An Environmental Impact Assessment published online details the mechanisms of failure of the 2003 Derrybrien peatslide in Ireland.
13 December 2021
An interesting video discusses modes of failure of retaining walls
11 June 2021
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
12 April 2021
The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru – is this part of a much larger deep-seated gravitational deformation (DSGD)?
18 March 2021
Retrogressive breach failures, are coastal flow slides that occur naturally in fine sands near dynamic tidal channels or rivers
3 July 2020
John Flynn’s remarkable drone video of Dawn of Hope peat slide suggests that this might have been a bog burst that underwent retrogression
12 May 2020
The Váráš rock slope deformation in Troms County in northern Norway, a 70 million cubic metre, 100 m deep creeping landslide.