Advertisement

You are browsing the archive for Landslides Mudslides.

2 May 2017

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

Read More >>

1 Comment/Trackback >>


18 April 2017

The Almaluu-Bulak landslide in Kyrgyzstan: amazing new Google Earth imagery

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

Read More >>

1 Comment/Trackback >>


28 March 2017

2017 International Summer School on Rockslides and Related Phenomena in the Kokomeren River Valley (Kyrgyzstan)

In August 2017 the International Summer School on Rockslides and Related Phenomena in the Kokomeren River Valley will once again be held in Kyrgyzstan

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


27 March 2017

A very large fatal landslide at Nichke-Sai in Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan yesterday

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.

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


2 May 2016

The location of the Kyrgyzstan loess landslide, as caught on that amazing video

Using Google Earth it is possible to track down the location of the Kyrgyzstan loess landslide. This is an area with many similar landslides, some of which have also displayed high levels of mobility.

Read More >>

1 Comment/Trackback >>


1 May 2016

Do not miss this: video of a catastrophic landslide in loess in Kyrgyzstan

An astonishing video has appeared on Youtube showing a video in, I assume, loess in Kyrgyzstan a few days ago. The landslide killed a teenage boy.

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


26 August 2015

Artvin, Turkey: an excellent video of a landslide in action

Landslides in the Artvin area of NE Turkey have killed eight people and left two missing. One of the slides was captured in a dramatic video

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


22 July 2015

Chamoli: a large and spectacular failure caught on video

News24 has posted a video of a large and dramatic landslide that occurred in Chamoli, Uttarakhand this week. The post also includes a round up of landslide events elsewhere in South and Central Asia this week.

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


23 August 2014

Dariali Gorge: another very large landslide from the Devdoraki glacier

On 20th August another very large landslide descended from the Devdoraki Glacier in Georgia, blocking the main highway through the Dariali Gorge

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


8 July 2014

Komansu rock avalanche: a landslide with exceptional runout

The new paper by Robinson et al. 2014 describes the Komansu rock avalanche in Kyrgyzstan. This is an exceptionally large landslide that traveled about 28 km

Read More >>

2 Comments/Trackbacks >>