14 July 2020 06:56 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Over the last few days intense monsoon rainfall in Nepal has triggered a wave of landslides that have caused extensive loss of life and damage.
Tags: featured, landslide report, monsoon, nepal, South Asia
30 June 2020 06:54 in landslide report by Dave Petley
A state of emergency has been declared as a result of the valley-blocking 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide on the Rio Colca in Peru
Tags: barrier lake, featured, landslide dam, landslide report, Peru, South America
6 April 2020 07:00 in Research project by Dave Petley
A recent open access paper in the journal Natural Hazards (Zhang et al 2019) uses Beichuan to examine the perils and pitfalls of rapid off-site resettlement of people affected by disasters
Tags: china, dsaster, earthquake, East Asia, featured, paper, research, resettlement
4 February 2020 07:05 in Mining by Dave Petley
On 1 April 2014 a large landslide occurred at Mina Pecket, an open cast coal mine in the southern part of Chile. The mine was closed as a consequence.
Tags: Chile, featured, mine, mining, South America
16 October 2019 06:13 in landslide costs by Dave Petley
A review of the extensive early warning system used to manage landslide risk in the favellas of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, a city that faces multiple landslide hazards
Tags: alert, brazil, featured, landslide risk, risk, South America, warming
9 September 2019 06:32 in Research project by Dave Petley
A new study of the 2017 Mocoa debris flows in Colombia (Prada-Sarmiento et al. 2019) indicates that the area had suffered 11 previous events in the 70 years prior to the disaster.
Tags: Colombia, debris flows, featured, landslide report, research, South America
6 September 2019 06:11 in landslide report by Dave Petley
After a phase of accelerated movement in the last few days, the large Velsemannen rockslide in Norway underwent a significant failure overnight
Tags: Europe, featured, monitoring, Norway, rockslide
3 September 2019 05:52 in landslide costs by Dave Petley
Two articles published in Nepali newspapers in the last few days have examined the disastrous impacts of dozer roads in mountain areas
Tags: construction, highway, nepal, road, South Asia
25 April 2019 06:29 in landslide report by Dave Petley
On Tuesday morning a slope collapsed at a jade mine at Balakh village in Myanmar, killing 54 miners. This is the latest of a long series of such landslides in Myanmar.
Tags: featured, mine, mining, Myanmar, SE. Asia
18 April 2019 08:10 in landslide video by Dave Petley
A new video posted to Youtube shows a debris flow cascading over a cliff above a mountain road, with a trapped 4×4. The location and timing are unclear.
Tags: debris flow, featured, landslide video, video