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28 September 2022

The 1961 Kurenivka mudslide in Ukraine

On 13 March 1961 the Kurenivka mudslide killed up to 1,500 people in the city of Kyiv in Ukraine. Reports of the event were suppressed by the Soviet authorities,

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23 September 2022

The 17 September 2022 rock avalanche at Lamplugh Glacier in Alaska

On 17 September 2022 a large rock avalanche developed from the collapse of a rock slope at Lamplugh Glacier in Alaska

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21 September 2022

The 1 September 2022 rock avalanche on the Ecstall River in British Columbia, Canada

On 1 September 2022 a very large rock/ice avalanche occurred on the Ecstall River in British Columbia, Canada.

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6 September 2022

The Hongya Village landslide in Qinghai, China

On 1 September 2022 a very major landslide occurred at Hongya Village in Qinghai Province in China, killing seven people.

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5 September 2022

The Clementi landslide in Singapore

On 2 September 2022 a major landslide occurred at a construction site at Clementi in Singapore, blocking a major drainage channel

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2 September 2022

Heavy rain has triggered multiple landslides in New Zealand over the last two months

Heavy rain has triggered multiple landslides in New Zealand over the last two months, causing extensive damage and disruption

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5 August 2022

The Imamzadeh Dawood mudflow disaster in Iran

The 27 July 2022 Imamzadeh Dawood mudflow disaster in the mountains near Tehran is one of a number of recent landslides in Iran.

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26 July 2022

The risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska

Following three failures in the last few years, a new report highlights the risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska.

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25 July 2022

New peat landslides in Shetland (including a very interesting landslide video)

On 4 July 2022 a peat landslide occurred at the site of a windfarm under construction in Shetland, north Scotland.

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15 July 2022

Landslides triggered by exceptional rainfall in Australia

Recent heavy rainfall has triggered landslides in parts of eastern Australia, causing damage to railway lines and properties

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