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1 February 2023

The 15 September 2022 Jiujiawan landslide in Qinghai province, China

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.

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30 January 2023

Multiple landslides from extreme rainfall in Auckland, New Zealand

On 27 January 2023, multiple landslides were triggered by extreme rainfall in the Auckland area of New Zealand.

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26 January 2023

The 19 July 2019 Yahuokou landslide in Gansu Province, China

On 19 July 2019, the large (3.92M cubic metre) Yahuokou landslide started to develop at Dongshan Town, Zhouqu County, Gansu Province, China

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23 January 2023

An update on the landslide crisis at Joshimath

At Joshmath in India, 863 buildings are now showing signs of distress, of which 181 are considered to be unsafe.

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18 January 2023

Joshimath: new InSAR analysis sheds light on active deformation

Joshimath: a new InSAR analysis sheds light on active deformation over the last few months and the last few weeks

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17 January 2023

Joshimath – continued development of the landslide

There are clear indications of continued development of the landslide at Joshimath, with damage now reported for 849 buildings

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16 January 2023

A remarkable number of landslides in California

Since the start of 2023, California has been hit by a succession of major rainstorms. To date at least 402 landslides have been triggered.

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11 January 2023

Rosas in Cauca, Colombia: a truly extraordinary landslide

A very large, unusual landslide has occurred in Rosas, Cauca in Columbia, displacing over 700 people and closing the Pan American Highway

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4 January 2023

Joshimath: an Indian town with a serious landslide problem

In Chamoli district in northern India lies Joshimath, a mountain town with a serious and rapidly developing landslide problem

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21 December 2022

The Urni landslide: a recurring slope failure in India

On 19 December 2022 the Urni landslide in Kinnaur, India was captured on a dramatic video. The failure blocked a National Highway (NH-5).

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