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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.