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9 April 2021

Oxley Highway: multiple landslides in New South Wales, Australia

In late March over 70 landslides were triggered along the Oxley Highway in New South Wales, Australia

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6 April 2021

Mount Lewotolok and Adonara island: up to 168 people killed by lahars and debris flows in Indonesia

Two deadly landslides have occurred in Indonesia over the last few days. On the flanks of Mount Lewotolok up to 80 were killed in a lahar, whilst on Andonara island 69 people were killed and 19 are missing in a debris flow.

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5 April 2021

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

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1 April 2021

Düzce Zonguldak: a spectacular retaining wall failure on a highway in Turkey

Düzce Zonguldak: on 26 March 2021 a spectacular retaining wall slope failure occurred on a highway in Turkey

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30 March 2021

The resilience of rail infrastructure: reports from the Network Rail earthworks and weather advisory task forces

The resilience of rail infrastructure: reports from the Network Rail earthworks and weather advisory task forces

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22 March 2021

The preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful

Late last week the Scottish Government announced the preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful. The road will remain within Glen Croe, but there is a range of options for how it will be aligned.

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19 March 2021

Tbilisi: a 500,000 cubic metre landslide, probably triggered by road construction

In Tblisi, Georgia, a 500,000 cubic metre landslide has developed on the edge of the metropolitan area, probably triggered by construction of a road

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15 March 2021

Knappensee: a large landslide at an old open cast mining site in eastern Germany

Knappensee: a large landslide at an old open cast mining site in eastern Germany on 11 March 2020, which was captured on video, generated a 1.5 m high tsunami that damaged property on the far side of the lake

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11 March 2021

The Tavernola landslide: a potential tsunami-inducing failure causing concern in Italy

The Tavernola landslide: in Italy there is concern that failure of a large rock slope could generate a substantial tsunami in Lago d’Iseo

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23 February 2021

Camogli, Italy: the unfortunate impact of a landslide in a cemetery

Camogli, Italy: a large coastal landslide on 22 February 2021 has severely damaged a cemetery

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