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7 September 2020
On Saturday Brent Ward tweeted a fantastic set of aerial images of the Koidern landslide, in the Yukon of Canada.
28 August 2020
On 26 August 2020 debris flows induced by intense rainfall hit Charikar in Afghanistan, killing at least 100 people.
26 August 2020
Yesterday Storm Francis triggered a large peat bog landslide at Slieveanorra in County Antrim, Northern Ireland
14 August 2020
The Pettimudi landslide in Kerala, India on 6 August 2020 was a c.2 km long channelised flow. It now appears that 66 people were killed.
13 August 2020
Yesterday a rail accident near to Stonehaven in Scotland killed three people. There is speculation that it was caused by a landslide. This shines a light on the challenges of managing ageing earthworks on the UK rail system.
10 August 2020
On Saturday 8 August 2020 a large landslide occurred at Rajmala near to Munnar, Kerala in western India, killing an estimated 71 people
5 August 2020
In the last few days South Korea has been hit by very heavy rainfall, triggering landslides that have had a substantial impact
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.
17 July 2020
Satellite imagery is now available from Planet Labs of the site of the 28 June 2020 Myanmar jade mine landslide, which killed about 180 people