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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.
25 November 2019
Yesterday, a landslide struck an elevated section of the A6 motorway on the road between Savona and Turin in Italy, causing the roadway to collapse
3 September 2019
Two articles published in Nepali newspapers in the last few days have examined the disastrous impacts of dozer roads in mountain areas
8 March 2019
Hooskanadan Landslide in Oregon – an update on the earthflow near to Brookings in Oregon that has closed Highway 101 for a week
1 March 2019
On Tuesday, significant movement occurred on a large landslide in Oregon, closing the important US101 highway near to the coastal town of Brookings.
24 October 2018
On 19 October 2018 a major cut slope failure occurred on a highway construction site in Penang, Malaysia, killing 9 migrant workers at the foot of the slope
10 September 2018
Frozen debris lobes: an interesting and significant hazard for the Dalton Highway in Alaska. Parts of the road are being realigned to manage the hazard
3 July 2018
On 30th June a rockfall caused a freak fatal accident in Shimian County in Sichuan Province, China. The boulder penetrated and became wedged in the cab of a coach carrying 38 people, killing the driver.
7 February 2018
The M=6.4 Hualien earthquake yesterday in Taiwan occurred close to Taroko Gorge, which provides the alignment for the Central Cross Island Highway. This is a road that is prone to landslides and rockfalls. It will be fascinating to see how the slopes performed.
4 September 2017
On Saturday afternoon a landslide that destroyed several vehicles at Dhalli in Shimla, N. India was caught on video from multiple angles