Advertisement

You are browsing the archive for Landslides Mudslides.

20 October 2021

A very late sting in the tail of the South Asian monsoon

Very unusual late monsoon rainfall has had devastating impacts on South Asia in the last few days, with many deaths from landslides and floods in both India and Nepal. Parts of Nepal recorded over 500 mm of rainfall in 48 hours.

Read More >>

1 Comment/Trackback >>


26 April 2018

Landslides and monsoon variation in India

In a new Open Access paper, Mahmood et al. 2018 present a new reanalysis of monsoon variation for rainfall for India. A first comparison with the landslide database for 2008 and 2009 suggests that there are really interesting opportunities to understand better the links between the phenomena

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


13 October 2016

Nepal landslides 2016: losses at the end of the rainy season

Nepal landslides 2016: analysis of my dataset for the last 36 years suggest that 2016 was the worst year on record for landslide events.

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


14 March 2016

Managing urban landslides

On the last day of my visit to Kalimpong, Praful Rao took me to Dumsi Pakha, a poor hillside community with problems in managing urban landslides

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


27 September 2015

Tonzang landslide: a new giant landslide in Chin Division, Burma (Myanmar)

In late July exceptional rainfall appears to have triggered a large number of landslides in Chin Division, Burma (Myanmar), including the giant Tonzang landslide

Read More >>

1 Comment/Trackback >>


27 July 2012

Landslides from the South Asian monsoon in 2012 to date

A review of the 2012 monsoon season to date for South Asia. Monsoon rainfall is very weak, leading to an unusually low number of landslides so far.

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


31 May 2012

Updated: A movie of the annual cycle of rainfall-induced landslides in Asia

I have created a short animation, now on Youtube, to show the annuallandslide cycle in Asia. It is quite experimental, but interesting?

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


5 July 2011

Downloadable presentation on landslides in South Asia

This post presents the powerpoint file for a talk glandsiven at ITC in the Netherlands on fatal landslide occurrence in South Asia. The powerpoint file can be downloaded.

Read More >>

1 Comment/Trackback >>


6 June 2011

Forecasts for the 2011 global landslide season

A brief review of 201 forecasts for large-scale weather phenomena that are associated with landslides during the northern hemisphere summer

Read More >>

5 Comments/Trackbacks >>