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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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

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