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30 August 2022

The Mount Elbrus boulder video

A remarkable video has been posted to social media showing the movement of a large boulder on Mountain Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains.

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29 October 2021

The mobility of a rolling volcanic boulder

A remarkable video from the Cumbre Vieja eruption on La Palma shows the high level of mobility of an almost spherical boulder moving on a slope with few obstructions. Indiana Jones could face a greater hazard is Raiders of the Lost Ark is ever remade.

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5 April 2021

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

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4 September 2018

Boulder roll – a surprising video (updated with location)

Boulder roll – a surprising video has emerged from Uttarakhand in northern India showing the power of a large boulder rolling a small distanc

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24 April 2018

Boulder meets house: the power of landslides

Boulder meets house in India: a new video on Youtube shows the impact of a boulder on two properties at Peerah in northern India last week. The houses are completely destroyed.

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3 August 2016

Collapse of the Lord’s Rake boulder in the English Lake District

Earlier this week it was reported that the Chockstone, a famous wedged boulder on the Lord’s Rake in the English Lake District, has collapsed

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15 June 2016

The boulder that came to tea

The boulder that came to tea – in Dubrovnik, Croatia, a boulder crashed through the window of a house during heavy rainfall on Monday

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21 August 2015

Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara: a highly unusual landslide (with a highly unusual video)

On 18th August a boulder smashed into the Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara in Himachal Pradesh, India, killing 7 people. There is amazing CCTV footage of the event.

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29 January 2013

A round up of just a few of the recent landslide events

In the last few weeks there has been an unusual amount of landslide activity worldwide.  This is just a few of the more interesting events, there are many more that I’ll try to cover in the next few days.  Thanks to everyone who has pointed them out to e, and apologies if I have not acknowledged your contribution or covered your story yet.  Please do keep them coming! 1. The …

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23 November 2012

Boulders!

Three examples of boulders on the move in the last ten days or so, one from the UK and two from Switzerland

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