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20 June 2023
On 30 June 2022 a landslide at Tupul, in Manipur, India, killed 61 people. A new paper (Baruah et al. 2023) provides an initial analysis, concluding that the failure was caused by poor construction and triggered by heavy rainfall.
8 June 2023
A new paper in the journal NHESS (Tamburini-Beliveau et al. 2023) has measured ground work instability at the Cóndor Cliff dam in Argentina.
3 May 2023
On 30 April 2023 a landslide that occurred on a slope in Park City, Utah, USA, causing a small amount of damage to a hotel.
24 April 2023
On 22 April 2023 a large landslide occurred on an engineered slope associated with the Yusufeli Dam at Artvin in Turkey. The landslide was captured on a dramatic video.
19 April 2023
On 18 April 2023 a large rockslide occurred at Torkham in Pakistan, very close to the border with Afghanistan. At least three people were killed.
5 July 2022
The Tupul landslide: archive Google Earth images provide interesting clues as to the causes of the tragedy that killed at least 47 people.
13 December 2021
An interesting video discusses modes of failure of retaining walls
4 March 2021
The Char Dham Project: landslides associated with a major road construction and widening programme in northern India
29 July 2020
A new article in the journal Landslides (Li et al. 2020) describes the Niushou landslide in Jiangsu, China, which was triggered by construction works for a hotel complex.
6 May 2020
The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which links Jammu and Srinagar, is known as India’s “killer highway”. This road is one of the most landslide-prone routes on Earth.