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22 March 2018
A significant valley-blocking landslide has occurred near to Wairoa in New Zealand. The Mangapoike River is blocked and a lake estimated to be 50 m deep has formed
20 March 2018
A large, ongoing waste dump landslide has developed at Mae Moh mine in Thailand, extending over at least 1 km and causing damage to mine infrastructure
15 March 2018
Over the last week a large, complex rotational landslide has destroyed over 100 houses at Llusco in the Cusco region of Peru
27 February 2018
Information is slowly emerging about landslides triggered by the Mw=7.5 Papua New Guinea earthquake. As expected, landslides appear to have been a significant factor in the losses caused by the shaking
24 February 2018
Drone footage has now been released showing the Pasir Panjang landslide in Indonesia on 22nd February, which is thought to have killed 20 people.
19 February 2018
The village of Puerto Venus in Antiquio, Colombia was struck by a massive debris flow last week. Early indications are that this may have been the result of the breach of a valley-blocking landslide upstream at El Piñal
16 February 2018
In the last few days landslides have affected parts of Northern India, most notably Ramban District, effectively cutting off the Kashmir Valley. One of the landslides was captured on a spectacular video
5 February 2018
Last week a major landslide badly damaged the community of Lomas del Rubi in Tijuana in Mexico, destroying 70 houses. A new housing subdivision is under construction at the foot of the slope. There are suspicions that this may have been the trigger.
17 January 2018
The Rattlesnake Hills landslide in Washington State has continued to develop over the last few days. The movement pattern of the landslide appears to be highly complex
3 January 2018
Over the last three months a large tension crack has developed on Rattlesnake Ridge south of Yakima in Washington State, USA, defining a landslide with a volume of about 3 million cubic metres