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15 July 2020

Cromwell: helicopter sluicing to manage a landslide

A large rock slope failure has developed at Cromwell in New Zealand. The NZTA are using helicopter sluicing to try to manage the hazard.

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14 July 2020

Deadly monsoon-induced landslides in Nepal in the last few days

Over the last few days intense monsoon rainfall in Nepal has triggered a wave of landslides that have caused extensive loss of life and damage. 

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9 July 2020

Shimen County, Hunan Province: a 3 million cubic metre rainfall triggered landslide

Shimen County, Hunan Province, China: yesterday, a 3 million cubic metre rainfall triggered landslide, which destroyed several houses, was caught on video

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7 July 2020

Erzincan: a very interesting mudflow in Üzümlü, eastern Turkey

On 2 July 2020 a large and interesting mudflow occurred at Günebakan in the Erzincan area of eastern Turkey. The dynamics were captured on video.

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6 July 2020

Ashikita: a large landslide in the Kumamoto region of Japan

A large landslide on a steep, forested slope was triggered by exceptional rainfall this weekend at Ashikita in the Kumamoto area of Japan

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3 July 2020

The Dawn of Hope peat slide: understanding the source area

John Flynn’s remarkable drone video of Dawn of Hope peat slide suggests that this might have been a bog burst that underwent retrogression

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2 July 2020

Sate Mu village: another dreadful jade mining landslide in Myanmar

Another dreadful landslide has occurred in the Hpakant jade mining area of Kachin state in Myanmar. The landslide, at Sate Mu, killed at least 113 people.

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1 July 2020

Dawn of Hope: a major peat landslide in County Leitrim, Republic of Ireland

On Sunday 28 June 2020 a very large peat landslide occurred at Dawn of Hope in County Leitrim in the Republic of Ireland. The track extends for several kilometres.

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30 June 2020

The 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide in Peru

A state of emergency has been declared as a result of the valley-blocking 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide on the Rio Colca in Peru

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29 June 2020

Vitalj, Bosnia and Herzegovina: a damaging landslide on 23 June 2020

A landslide triggered by heavy rainfall blocked an important highway at Vitalj in Kladanj, NE Bosnia and Herzegovina on 23 June 2020

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