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12 May 2022
In the morning of 9 May 2022 a significant landslide occurred near to Sakae Village in northern part of Nagano Prefecture in Japan.
10 May 2022
A 25,000 cubic metre rockslide occurred at Bijie in Guizhou, China on 8 May 2022. Three people are reported to have been killed.
6 April 2022
On 27 March 2022 a tailings dam failed at Wenquan Township, Shanxi Province, China. Satellite images from Planet reveal the scale of the event
2 November 2021
According to a new paper in the journal Landslides (Cheng, Yang and Du 2021), the 220,000 cubic metre 2017 Tonghua landslide in Sichuan Province, China was triggered by nearby blasting during tunnel construction.
28 October 2021
A new paper in the journal landslides uses InSAR data to show that the 21 July 2020 Shaziba landslide in Enshi, China was creeping in the years before the major failure
26 October 2021
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Liu et al. 2021) describes the complex 5 April 2021 Tiejiangwan landslide in Sichuan Province, China, which killed three people.
21 July 2021
The extraordinary, almost unbelievable, rainfall in Henan Province, China yesterday, in which over 200 mm fell in a one hour period.
20 July 2021
Hulunbuir: a very serious double dam failure occurred in Inner Mongolia in northern China on 18 July 2021, causing extensive flooding
6 July 2021
News reports and archive Google Earth imagery indicate that the Atami landslide might have occurred on manmade slope
5 July 2021
The Atami mudslides in Japan Over the weekend there was considerable attention paid to the remarkable videos of the mudflows in Atami, Japan. This one in particular gained traction:- . But there are several others, which are helpfully combined into a compilation here: . I particularly draw your attention to the excerpt that begins at 8 minutes 16 seconds into the second video (the same sequence appears in the first …