Over the last week a large, complex rotational landslide has destroyed over 100 houses at Llusco in the Cusco region of Peru
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In an article this week in Nature, Jane Palmer describes the Maca landslide, a 60 million cubic metre slow-moving slide in Peru
Dramatic footage has emerged of a mudflow on the Panamerican Sur highway in Arequipa in Peru that caused three people to lose their lives
A new video on Youtube shows a massive landslide taking out a small truck on a mountain road in Peru. The circumstances are unclear.
Peru has declared a state of emergency in the aftermath of large debris flows in the Chosica region east of Lima that have left at least 8 people dead.
A new paper suggests that in Peru periods of high landslide activity may be associated with earthquakes rather than El Nino induced periods of high precipitation.
A new Youtube video appears to show the aftermath of a very large landslide and breach event in March 2012 in Huaraz, Peru
On Tuesday evening at 11:45 pm Peru suffered a Mw=6.0 earthquake 125 km (80 miles) NNW of Moyobamba in Amazonas. This is the USGS location on a Google Earth image: The USGS record suggests that this earthquake was very deep – 132 km – which means that such an event would not normally be associated with landslides. However, the local paper La Republica is reporting that a large section of …
The Spanish language blog El Caminerito has been covering the magnitude of the rainfall, flood and landslide disaster in Cusco, Peru. They have put together a very helpful map showing the locations of serious damage: Ver Cusco en Emergencia en un mapa más grande The scale of the disaster, which is still being ignored by the western media in favour of coverage of the tourists at Machu Picchu, is well-illustrated …