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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
30 April 2021
Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video showing a violent and sudden rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand
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.
27 April 2021
On 22 April 2021 a very large landslide occurred on the Great Whale River in Quebec, Canada. Images suggest that this landslide, which is about 4 km long, was a quick clay slide.
26 April 2021
The extraordinary 21 October 1993 Pantai Remis landslide in Malaysia: an upscaled video has been posted to Youtube.
23 April 2021
The 13 October 2020, deadly landslide in Phong Dien, Vietnam, which was triggered by an extraordinary rainfall event
20 April 2021
The 19 April 2021 coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in North Wales, which was caught on a brilliant video by a woman on the beach.
19 April 2021
Landslides from the 18 April 2021 M 5.9 earthquake near to Bandar Genaveh, Iran On 18 April 2021 a M=5.9 earthquake struck the port city of Bandar Genaveh in Iran. The earthquake was centred on the town of Bandah Rig. There are some reports of damage in Bandah Genaveh, and five people were injured. A couple of videos have been posted of landslides triggered by the earthquake. The best one …
15 April 2021
A new paper in the journal Earth System Dynamics suggests that future warming will drive an increase in rainfall in the Indian monsoon. This is likely to increase landslide impacts in the most seriously affected landslide region.