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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.
As the 2019 summer monsoon draws to a close, Planet Labs are starting to collect cloud free images of the devastating landslides in Kerala, India
A review of fatal landslides from the 2019 Northern Hemisphere summer monsoon suggests that the year has been significantly worse than the long term average
The Budhiganga River landslide: just one of many landslide challenges in Nepal as the monsoon develops
The Budhiganga River landslide: just one of many landslide challenges in Nepal as the monsoon rapidly develops across South Asia
The Rohinghya refugees: landslides start to take lives as the monsoon arrives For the last few months there has been increasing concern about the plight of many of the Rohingya refugees who have been forced out of Burma – Myanmar – by the military, and are now living in makeshift camps in Bangladesh. The numbers are vast – some estimates suggest over 700,000 people. There is particular concern about the …
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
As Monsoon 2016 kicks fully into gear, Nepal is being hit by multiple landslides in the upland areas, resulting in extensive damage and loss of life.