The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which links Jammu and Srinagar, is known as India’s “killer highway”. This road is one of the most landslide-prone routes on Earth.
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Planet Labs images showing the major fly ash failure and release at Singrauli in India on 10 April 2020, which killed six people
At 7:30 pm on 8th August 2019 the large Kavalappara landslide in Wayanad District in India buried a small community, killing 59 people.
On 9th April 2019 yet another significant tailings failure occurred, this time at the Hindalco works at Muri in Jharkhand, India
A remarkable video has been posted on Youtube showing a channelised debris flow from Kerala in India. The landslide occurred in two very dynamic phases
Two new Youtube videos show dramatic roadside failure events. One shows a landslide on a quarry haul road whilst the other shows a joint controlled rockfall
A video has been posted showing a major rockslope failure at Shongtong in Kinnaur, northern India. Workers at the foot of the slope had a very near miss.
Kodagu landslides: in August 2018, very heavy rainfall triggered many landslides in SW India. Planet Labs imagery shows the extensive damage that resulted
In a new Open Access paper, Mahmood et al. 2018 present a new reanalysis of monsoon variation for rainfall for India. A first comparison with the landslide database for 2008 and 2009 suggests that there are really interesting opportunities to understand better the links between the phenomena
The M=6.4 17th November 2017 earthquake in Tibet has triggered multiple landslides on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet, triggering fears of a catastrophic flood in India