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14 March 2022

Ampang: a deadly urban landslide in Malaysia

On 10 March 2022 a rainfall-triggered urban landslide killed four people, and injured another individual in Malaysia. Google Earth imagery suggests that this landslide may have occurred on an engineered slope.

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11 March 2022

Main Arm: a significant rainfall induced landslide in Australia

In recent days, very extreme rainfall has affected eastern Australia. At Main Arm in New South Wales, a major landslide has occurred.

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8 March 2022

Raini: the forgotten victims of the Chamoli disaster

A year on from the Chamoli disaster in India, the population of the village of Raini continue to face severe impacts from landslides initiated by the debris flow

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25 February 2022

Lyneham – an interesting landslide from the south of England

Last week, a landslide disrupted the B4069 road at Lyneham in S. England. Initial analysis suggests this could be the reactivation of an ancient solifluction failure.

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24 February 2022

The A57 Snake Pass – closed by three landslides

The A57 Snake Pass between Sheffield and Manchester in England has been closed for at least a month by three rainfall induced landslides.

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17 February 2022

The very large urban landslide at Morro da Oficina in Petrópolis

A large urban landslide at Morro da Oficina, triggered by heavy rainfall in Petrópolis, Brazil, inundated at least 80 houses.

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15 February 2022

Multiple landslides at East Cape in Gisborne District, New Zealand

The passage of Cyclone Dovi from 6 to 8 February triggered multiple landslides at East Cape in Gisborne District, New Zealand

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14 February 2022

Two new large landslides in the Southern Alps of New Zealand

Recent exceptionally heavy rainfall has triggered two large landslides in the Southern Alps of New Zealand.

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9 February 2022

Dosquebradas: at least 14 killed in a landslide in Colombia

Heavy rainfall triggered a large landslide in the town of Dosquebradas in Colombia yesterday, killing at least 16 people, injuring 34 more

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7 February 2022

An unusual embankment failure near to Northampton

Google StreetView has imaged the aftermath of an unusual embankment failure near to Northampton at a warehouse construction site in the UK

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