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10 May 2022
A 25,000 cubic metre rockslide occurred at Bijie in Guizhou, China on 8 May 2022. Three people are reported to have been killed.
9 May 2022
On Saturday 7 May 2022 a substantial landslide occurred near to Lowell Point, in the Seward area of Alaska in the USA.
15 March 2022
A drone video has been posted to Youtube showing the Lyneham landslide in S. England. It shows that construction work was underway in the field upslope of the section of road that failed.
28 January 2022
On 25 January 2022 a large cut slope failure occurred on the banks of a drainage channel in Seri Kembangan, a suburb of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia
14 January 2022
Remarkable drone footage from two angles has captured a landslide in Ouro Preto in Brazil yesterday, which destroyed two 19th Century houses
13 January 2022
The 8 January 2022 Pau Branco landslide in mine waste – CCTV footage has now emerged showing the overtopping of the dam
12 January 2022
Flow from the mining landslide at Pau Branco The mining landslide at Pau Branco caused a significant release of mine waste, which appears to have flowed into the water retention structure below. This image, from the Observatório da Mineração, shows the flow path:- . As the image shows, the landslide overtopped the retaining structure, which remained essentially intact (note the superficial erosion on either side of the dam abutments). The …
13 December 2021
An interesting video discusses modes of failure of retaining walls
15 November 2021
Landslides from the 14 November 2021 M=6.3 earthquake near to Fin in Iran
29 October 2021
A remarkable video from the Cumbre Vieja eruption on La Palma shows the high level of mobility of an almost spherical boulder moving on a slope with few obstructions. Indiana Jones could face a greater hazard is Raiders of the Lost Ark is ever remade.