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20 May 2019

The Joffre Peak rock avalanches: new images

Good satellite and aerial imagery is now appearing showing the extent of the Joffre Peak rock avalanches in Canada last week

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17 May 2019

Another, probably even larger, rock avalanche on Joffre Peak

Yesterday a second, probably even larger, rock avalanche occurred on Joffre Peak in British Columbia in Canada, following the first event on Sunday.

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15 May 2019

Joffre Peak: a significant rock avalanche in Canada

On Monday morning at 07:41 am local time, a significant rock avalanche occurred at Joffre Peak in British Columbia in Canada

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30 April 2019

Bashkara Glacier: a major rock avalanche in the Caucasus last week

Satellite imagery shows that a major rock avalanche, with a runout length of about 2.7 km, occurred on the Bashkara Glacier in the Caucasus last week.

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25 April 2019

Balakh village: yet another catastrophic jade mine landslide in Myanmar

On Tuesday morning a slope collapsed at a jade mine at Balakh village in Myanmar, killing 54 miners. This is the latest of a long series of such landslides in Myanmar.

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15 April 2019

Flüela Wisshorn: a large rockslide in the Alps on 18th March 2019

On 18th March 2019, late in the night, a spectacular 250,000 cubic metre rockslide occurred at Flüela Wisshorn in the Swiss Alps

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19 March 2019

Sentani, Indonesia: at least 89 killed in rainfall induced debris flows

On Saturday, heavy rainfall in the Sentani area of Papua, Indonesia triggered landslides and debris flows that are known to have killed at least 89 people

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8 March 2019

Hooskanadan Landslide in Oregon – an update on the Highway 101 earthflow near to Brookings

Hooskanadan Landslide in Oregon – an update on the earthflow near to Brookings in Oregon that has closed Highway 101 for a week

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1 March 2019

US101 at Brookings: an interesting, disruptive landslide

On Tuesday, significant movement occurred on a large landslide in Oregon, closing the important US101 highway near to the coastal town of Brookings.

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15 February 2019

Sausalito: a mudslide damages houses in California

Heavy rain in California, brought by an atmospheric river event, triggered a significant mudslide in Sausalito yesterday, causing damage to several houses

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