A paper just published in Landslides (Feng et al 2021) describes 327 landslides triggered by intense rainfall in June 2019 around Mibie village, Guangdong Province in China.
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It is now clear that the Guangdong landslide was a flowslide from a huge pile of construction waste in a quarry about the industrial park.
The extraordinary, almost unbelievable, rainfall in Henan Province, China yesterday, in which over 200 mm fell in a one hour period.
On 27 March 2020 a large and unusual failure in a sand heap at the Guizhou Commercial Concrete Co in Guiyang in Guizhou province, China killed 7 people
A video has appeared on Youtube and Liveleak showing a landslide that caused panic in mainland China in the last few days
Dave reports briefly on a landslide in Hunan Province in China that has killed at least 19 people, and highlights the dangers associated with Tropical Cyclone Sarika, which is just making landfall on the southeast coast of China
Back in 2008 I dedicated a great deal of space on this blog to the extraordinary efforts by the Chinese Army to draining the landslide lake at Tangjiashan, just above the town of Beichuan, which was created by the May 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake. These efforts were ultimately successful, but in my visit to the site in Spring 2009 it was clear that a threat remained at the site in the …
One of the most admirable landslide websites that I know is the Save the Hills blog, which is the mouthpiece of a community level group trying to raise awareness of the problems of landslides in Darjeeling in NE India. I have featured this site several times before. As Cyclone Alia has closed in on the area over the last few days See below) they have been warning of the danger …