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26 January 2023

The 19 July 2019 Yahuokou landslide in Gansu Province, China

On 19 July 2019, the large (3.92M cubic metre) Yahuokou landslide started to develop at Dongshan Town, Zhouqu County, Gansu Province, China

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25 January 2023

The 30 August 2020 debris flow at Azijue village in Sichuan Province

In a paper published in the journal Landslides, Yan et al. (2023) discuss the 30 August 2020 debris flow at Azijue village in Sichuan, China, which killed three people and destroyed two villages. The losses were caused by an unusual secondary failure of ancient deposits in the channel bed.

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3 October 2022

Shuiliandong: an example of a landslide triggered by underground coal mining

Shuiliandong: a paper in the journal Landslides (Ma et al, 2022) highlights an example of a landslide triggered by underground coal mining

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29 September 2022

The causes of the 3 January 2022 landslide at Bijie City in Guizhou Province, China

A new paper in the journal Landslides (Tao et al. 2022) describes the very interesting causes of the 3 January 2022 landslide at a construction site at Bijie City in Guizhou Province, China, which killed 14 people.

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7 September 2022

Landslides from the 5 September 2022 earthquake in Luding County, Sichuan

The 5 September 2022 M=6.8 earthquake in Luding County, Sichuan has triggered large numbers of landslides, causing extensive damage.

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6 September 2022

The Hongya Village landslide in Qinghai, China

On 1 September 2022 a very major landslide occurred at Hongya Village in Qinghai Province in China, killing seven people.

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6 June 2022

The 10 June 2021 debris flows at Wuxie in Zhejiang, China

On 10 June 2021 an extreme rainstorm triggered over 100 landslides, including a set of devastating debris flows, in the Wuxie scenic area in Zhejiang Province in China.

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1 June 2022

Multiple landslides at Mibei village in Guangdong during heavy rainfall in 2019

A paper just published in Landslides (Feng et al 2021) describes 327 landslides triggered by intense rainfall in June 2019 around Mibie village, Guangdong Province in China.

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10 May 2022

Bijie – a large rockslide, caught on video – in China

A 25,000 cubic metre rockslide occurred at Bijie in Guizhou, China on 8 May 2022. Three people are reported to have been killed.

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6 April 2022

A tailings dam failure in Wenquan Township Jiaokou County, Shanxi Province, China

On 27 March 2022 a tailings dam failed at Wenquan Township, Shanxi Province, China. Satellite images from Planet reveal the scale of the event

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