Landslides caused by the 5th June 2015 Sabah earthquake in Malaysia have released large amounts of sediment that is now causing extensive damage downstream
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Early reports suggest that the M=6.0 Malaysia earthquake this morning may have triggered landslides and rockfalls, especially on Mount Kinabalu, where five climbers are thought to have been killed.
Earlier this week heavy rainfall triggered a landslide at Bukit Beruntung in Selangor, Malaysia, which resulted in the evacuation of over 2000 people
In Jalan Kenanga in Malaysia in 2009, a large retaining wall collapsed at a construction site. A video captured the failure as it developed.
Greater clarity, and some controversial media statements, about the Bukit Setiawangsa landslide in Malaysia
Further information is now available about the remarkable engineered slope failure at Bukit Setiawangsa in Malaysia
Malaysia suffered a very impressive failure in an engineered slope at Bukit Setiawangsa near Kuala Lumpur yesterday
Various news agencies are carrying a story this afternoon of a landslide in Malaysia that has partially buried an orphanage in Hulu Langat, close to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Reports are confused as to the true impact, but local reports indicate that five children have been killed, six recovered injured and 10 children remain buried. Heavy rainfall appears to be the cause, and is hampering the rescue. In addition it …
An interesting if somewhat strange story has developed in Malaysia over the last few days. The Rajang River flows over a distance of about 560 km across Sarawak. It is fairly obvious on this Google Earth image: A fortnight ago reports emerged that there were navigation problems on the lower reaches of the river. Unusually, these issues occurred not because of high or low river levels, but because the …
CKC, the slope engineering division of the Malaysian Public Works Department, have put together a website to provide advice to the public on slope safety: http://slopes.jkr.gov.my/Slopesafety/default.html Using a very simple structure, it provides a mass of very straightforward advice on what landslides are, why they happen, how to determine whether a slope problem is developing, and what to do in the event of a landslide. Whilst it clearly has a …