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21 September 2018

The enormous mining-induced Naga City landslide in Cebu, the Philippines

Naga City landslide: yesterday an enormous mining-induced landslide occurred in Cebu in the Philippines, killing 21 people and leaving 74 missing

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18 September 2018

Drone images of the Barangay Ucab landslide

Drone footage has been released by the UN Migration Agency providing detail of the deadly Barangay Ucab landslide in the Philippines

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17 September 2018

Barangay Ucab: many dead after typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines

A landslide triggered by typhoon Mangkhut ahs killed at least 33 miners, sheltering in their dormitory, at Barangay Ucab in the Philippines

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13 September 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido

In a short space of time, Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido all have the potential to generate large numbers of landslides

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5 June 2018

Hidroituango – an increase in movement rate

Reports in the last few hours suggest that the landslide at the Hidroituango dam site has accelerated, and has now exceeded the 10 mm per hour warning threshold. Meanwhile, three scenarios for failure of the dam have been described by the international advisors.

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21 May 2018

The Hidroituango crisis: complete evacuation of a number communities

The Hidroituango crisis in Colombia: a number of communities have now been evacuated, whilst operations to raise the crest of the dam continue. At the moment the situation appears to be mostly under control

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Hidroituango: another landslide crisis at a hydroelectric dam

Over the last few days, a landslide crisis has developed at the Hidroituango Dam, a hydroelectric project on the Cauca River in Colombia

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10 May 2018

Karongi: 18 people killed in a major landslide in Rwanda

On 6th May a major rainfall triggered landslide struck Bucyurabuhoro, in Karongi District in western Rwanda, killing 18 people and injuring a further 12.

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1 May 2018

Caijiazhuang village: a cracking-sliding landslide that has killed nine people

Yesterday a landslide in loess at Caijiazhuang in Shanxi Province, China killed nine people. This landslide seems to be similar to the cracking-sliding landslides described in recent research

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20 April 2018

Further information about the Castell de Mur landslide in Spain

More information is now available about the Castell de Mur landslide in Spain on 16th April, including drone images, before and after photographs and the seismic traces

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