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26 August 2020
Yesterday Storm Francis triggered a large peat bog landslide at Slieveanorra in County Antrim, Northern Ireland
25 August 2020
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has released factual information about the fatal landslide-induced train derailment at Carmont
14 August 2020
The Pettimudi landslide in Kerala, India on 6 August 2020 was a c.2 km long channelised flow. It now appears that 66 people were killed.
10 August 2020
On Saturday 8 August 2020 a large landslide occurred at Rajmala near to Munnar, Kerala in western India, killing an estimated 71 people
5 August 2020
In the last few days South Korea has been hit by very heavy rainfall, triggering landslides that have had a substantial impact
3 August 2020
In the high, remote mountains of Tibet a debris flow, possibly induced by recent seismic activity, has created a valley-blocking landslide dam
29 July 2020
A new article in the journal Landslides (Li et al. 2020) describes the Niushou landslide in Jiangsu, China, which was triggered by construction works for a hotel complex.
27 July 2020
A large, ongoing valley-blocking landslide has developed at Liujing Village in Chongqing, China, triggered by unusually intense monsoon rainfall
24 July 2020
The first few weeks of the SW monsoon in Nepal has seen large numbers of landslides. By 20 July the number of fatal landslides had already exceeded the average annual total for the last 15 years.
22 July 2020
On 20 July 2020 a 10 million cubic metre landslide occurred in the Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hubei, China, blocking the Quinjiang River.