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22 July 2020
On 20 July 2020 a 10 million cubic metre landslide occurred in the Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hubei, China, blocking the Quinjiang River.
21 July 2020
On 18 July 2020 a landslide occurred on the Rio Coca in Ecuador, blocking the river. Both the initial failure and the breach were captured on video.
30 June 2020
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
30 July 2019
The 1987 Mount Zandila landslide in northern Italy is probably the most important rock avalanche in Europe in the last 40 years. The 34 million cubic metre slide killed 29 people
2 April 2019
A study has been published of landslides triggered by the 18th November 2017 Ms=6.9 earthquake in the Tsangpo Gorge area of Tibet
25 February 2019
The valley-blocking Baige landslide, Tibet in October 2018: an interesting analysis of seismic data to determine rockslide behaviour
23 January 2019
The website Rivers Without Boundaries is reporting that works have now started to clear the landslide dam at Bureya Reservoir in Russia
21 December 2018
The ancient, very large Xuelongnang rockslide and quake lake in Tibet, which was probably triggered by an earthquake 2100 years ago.
16 November 2018
Satellite images from Planet Labs show the aftermath of the breach of the Jinsha River landslide in Tibet. Videos also show the downstream impacts.