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27 March 2017
On 26th March a very large landslide occurred at Nichke-Sai in Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan, killing six people. Images suggest this may have been a loess landslide.
1 May 2016
An astonishing video has appeared on Youtube showing a video in, I assume, loess in Kyrgyzstan a few days ago. The landslide killed a teenage boy.
3 December 2014
In early November a spectacular and highly destructive rotational landslide occurred at Domkar Monastery in Tibet, destroying many buildings
6 May 2014
New aerial and ground images of the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan are now available. The flow-type movement of the landslide is clearly visible
5 May 2014
As better information emerges about the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan on Friday, it has become clear that the event was foreseeable with a simple study
3 May 2014
Images are emerging of the Badakhshan landslide in Afghanistan yesterday,which has killed over 350 people. It seems likely that this is a landslide in loess
13 February 2014
On 12 February 2014 a Mw=6.9 earthquake struck Xinjiang in China. Images are emerging of some of the landslides that it triggered.
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24 July 2013
Two new videos on Youtube show landslides in China. One features the aftermath of a loess landslide, the other a rockslide above a community
16 November 2009
See update here The Chinese language version of the Xinhua website is reporting that a landslide occurred this morning in Zhangzishan Township, Zhongyang County, Luliang in Shanxi province, burying five houses. Reports suggest that about 25 people were buried – of these two have been rescued alive whilst 12 bodies have been recovered so far. Xinhua has images of the scene: You may well have noticed the slightly odd aspect …