Last week a very large landslide occurred on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet, temporarily blocking the river. The dam has now breached.
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An interesting earthflow was caught on video last week at Dimye in Tibet. It is currently unclear as to whether this was associated with permafrost loss
This summer there has been an unprecedented pair of giant Tibet avalanches caused by glacial collapse in the Aru mountain range
The Bhote Kosi valley in Nepal has suffered serious damage after the failure of a landslide dam in Tibet. This is the main route between China and Nepal.
In early November a spectacular and highly destructive rotational landslide occurred at Domkar Monastery in Tibet, destroying many buildings
Three analyses are now available about the mining-induced landslide in Tibet on 29th March, which shed light on the event
An official explanation for the Jiama mine landslide is that it was a natural event. Google earth images provide a different perspective, suggesting that it had been subject to the dumping of spoil from large-scale mining operations.
Xinhua is reporting that a landslide occurred at a gold mine in Tibet early this morning. In total 83 workers at the mine are reported to have been killed
An update on reported losses from the earthquake in the Himalayas yesterday. Landslides are clearly a major problem, and further heavy rainfall is forecast.