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3 June 2021
Not all slope failures are large: examples of small but disruptive landslides in Sheffield
2 June 2021
On 1 October 1918 a train was derailed by a landslide at Getå in Sweden. The accident, and the subsequent fire, killed at least 42 people.
21 May 2021
The Pietrafitta landslide: a new paper published in Landslides (Guerriero et al. 2021) shows that traffic vibration can cause a landslide to move under certain circumstances
17 May 2021
The 17-18 December 2020 rainfall-induced landslide disaster in Presidente Getúlio, southern Brazil, which killed 21 people.
13 May 2021
Chivay: on 9 May 2021 another valley-blocking landslide occurred in the Arequipa region of Peru. Operations are planned to drain the lake.
7 May 2021
The March 2011 landslides in Antonina and Morretes, Brazil, which were triggered by unusually intense rainfall.
Mount Kekachi: an interesting rock slope failure and rock avalanche in Japan on 6 May 2021. The runout distance was about 2 km
4 May 2021
On 3 May 2021 a large landslide occurred at a landfill site in Caldas, Colombia, partially blocking the Medellin River
20 April 2021
The 19 April 2021 coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in North Wales, which was caught on a brilliant video by a woman on the beach.
14 April 2021
A small dog, a Jack Russell Terrier, had a lucky escape when it was rescued three days after being caught in a rockfall in North Yorkshire