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16 January 2020
In Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, a significant slope failure is threatening the stability of an earthen dam, with further rainfall forecast
6 January 2020
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Friele et al. (2020) provides a first detailed analysis of the May 2019 Joffre Peak landslides in Canada
18 December 2019
Late on Friday 13 December 2019 a large wedge failure developed on a cut rock slope on the E18 motorway at Larvik in Norway
4 December 2019
On 2 December 2019 a spectacular rockfall occurred above the village of Les Mees in Alpes de Haute Provence, France, completely destroying a house
25 November 2019
Yesterday, a landslide struck an elevated section of the A6 motorway on the road between Savona and Turin in Italy, causing the roadway to collapse
22 November 2019
The Piz Dora deep-seated gravitational slope deformation in Switzerland is a beautiful example of a giant creeping landslide in a high mountain area
6 November 2019
Today a major landslide occurred in the Genting Highlands of Malaysia, a popular tourist area. The channelised flow was captured in a mobile phone video.
12 September 2019
During construction of the Broomhead reservoir, near Sheffield, in the 1920s and 1930s, a large, deep-seated landslide caused major problems
6 September 2019
After a phase of accelerated movement in the last few days, the large Velsemannen rockslide in Norway underwent a significant failure overnight
2 September 2019
On 22nd January 2018 a train was derailed by a landslide at Loch Eilt in north-west Scotland. The RAIB report explains why the landslide was not retained by a catch fence installed at the location.