Planet Labs satellite images suggest that the road across the Pingdi landslide in China, which killed about 45 people this week, was widened with cut slopes in the months before the failure
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A large landslide occurred in Shuicheng County, in Liupanshui City, Guizhou Province in China on Tuesday 22nd July 2019, killing up to 45 people
In a new paper, Zhu et al. (2019) report the discovery of the giant Baiyun–Liwan submarine slide, which covers an area of c.40,000 sq km in the South China Sea
An article in Engineering Geology (Xia et al. 2019) examines dramatic subsidence features induced by the Chengchao iron ore mine in China
A new paper published in Landslides examines movement of the Su Village (Sucun) landslide in China, which killed 27 people in 2016, using InSAR techniques
On Sunday a landslide destroyed some houses in Fenshui, Sichuan Province in China. Five people were killed. It seems that a new road was being built across the slope
The Guazi landslide: an interesting ancient landslide reactivated by a hydroelectric power scheme in China
The Guazi landslide: an interesting ancient landslide reactivated by a hydroelectric power scheme in China, as described in the journal Landslides
In a new paper in the journal Landslides, Lin and Wong (2018) analyse losses from landslides in China from 1950 to 2016. They show that, excluding earthquake triggered events, 28,139 people died in 1233 fatal landslide events.
On 30th June a rockfall caused a freak fatal accident in Shimian County in Sichuan Province, China. The boulder penetrated and became wedged in the cab of a coach carrying 38 people, killing the driver.
On Saturday 5th May a spectacular landslide at Mabian Yi in Sichuan Province in China was caught on video. Fortunately there were no casualties