Yesterday a large rockfall occurred at a quarry for Carrara Marble at Colonnata in Tuscany, Italy, killing two quarry workers and injuring a third. Carrara Marble is the stone from which Michelangelo carved his sculpture David, and it is a prized building material worldwide.
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In a newly published paper, Lisa Borgatti and colleagues describe the February 2014 landslide that affected the historical town of San Leo in northern Italy, providing both a description of the event and a historical context. Landslides will be a major threat to this historical site in the coming decades
Heavy rainfall in the last few days has triggered landslides in the Liguria region of Italy
News reports show a large landslide at Montescaglioso in Southern Italy. This appears to be a reactivation by heavy rainfall of the Madonna La Nova landslide system
Rainfall records from Liguria this week suggest that peak rainfall intensities were truly exceptional – at one gauge they exceeded 140 mm per hour – leading to the flood and landslide disaster that affected northern Italy on Tuesday.
Update on the earthquake in the Himalayas, plus typhoon Roke, an earthquake in Guatemala and landslides in China and Italy
Latest information on the earthquake in the Himalayas, plus an earthquake in Guatemala and landslides in China and Italy