On 5 October 2019, a 20,000 cubic metre landslide on the Heifangtei terrace in Gansu, China was successfully forecast based upon the monitoring of movement.
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On 17 February 2019 a >1 million cubic metre rockslide occurred at Longjin village in Guizhou Province. The failure was predicted using a monitoring system
Dynamic liquefaction, a key process that generates landslides in earthquakes, especially for example in the loess of China, also sinks large ships
On 12th July 2018 a 5 million cubic metre landslide occurred at Nanyu township in Gansu Province, China, partially blocking the large Bailong River.
Yesterday a landslide in loess at Caijiazhuang in Shanxi Province, China killed nine people. This landslide seems to be similar to the cracking-sliding landslides described in recent research
A new paper (Li et al. 2018) in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences makes a surprising but important discovery on the timing of “cracking-sliding failure” loess landslides in China
Ayu in Osh, Kyrgyzstan: a large landslide has killed 24 people, and another large flowslide in Uzgen region
Two large landslides occurred in Kyrgystan this weekend. One, at Ayu in Osh, killed 24 people whilst the other, in Uzgen region, appears to be highly mobile
Fantastic Google Earth imagery is now available of the site of the Almaluu-Bulak landslide in Kyrgyzstan, which was captured so memorably on video last year
On 26th March a very large landslide occurred at Nichke-Sai in Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan, killing six people. Images suggest this may have been a loess landslide.
A significant coastal cliff collapse event in Bonne Nuit in Jersey this weekend, triggered by storms, has threatened a new care home.