On Thursday afternoon a quick clay landslide occurred at Asakveien in Norway, tragically killing three Lithuanian forestry workers
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Early on Sunday morning an interesting underwater landslide occurred in the town of Sorkjosen (Sørkjosen) in Norway, closing the only highway linking northern Norway with the remainder of the country
Yesterday afternoon a major landslide took out a highway bridge at Vestfold in Norway. This may be a quick clay landslide, and interestingly it appears that a bulldozer was working in the field below the bridge.
In Mount Mannen in western Norway, an apparently imminent large rockslide is attracting great media interest, including a live webcam
Over the last thirty years or so there have been a series of nasty landslides under apartment blocks on the edge of cities. Examples that spring to mind include: 1972: Po Shan Road, Hong Kong – 67 fataltities1993: Highland Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 48 fatalties1997: Lincoln Mansions, Hsichih, Taiwan: 28 fataltites On 26th March 2008 there was an interesting landslide in the picturesque town of Alesund in Norway, once again …
The Tavernola landslide: in Italy there is concern that failure of a large rock slope could generate a substantial tsunami in Lago d’Iseo
The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: NGI have released a helicopter video that shows the staggering extent of the quick clay failure.
Mindu in Tibet: a new open access paper in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences explores the detection of precursors of an imminent landslide using satellite images
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.