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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 …
7 May 2021
Mount Kekachi: an interesting rock slope failure and rock avalanche in Japan on 6 May 2021. The runout distance was about 2 km
5 May 2021
Yangliu Forest Park: an interesting landslide video from South China showing a failure in a cut slope above a road
29 April 2021
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Chen et al. 2021) highlights the enormous and very rapidly evolving Jianshanying Landslide in Guizhou Province China, triggered by coal mining.
8 April 2021
Shuicheng County in Guizhou Province in China: InSAR as a wide area landslide detection tool
2 March 2021
Ebian Yi Autonomous County in Sichuan: a dramatic rockslide on 27 February 2021, which killed one person, caught on video in China
26 February 2021
Badong, China: multiple episodes of population relocation due to landslides associated with the Three Gorges Dam