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14 March 2022

Ampang: a deadly urban landslide in Malaysia

On 10 March 2022 a rainfall-triggered urban landslide killed four people, and injured another individual in Malaysia. Google Earth imagery suggests that this landslide may have occurred on an engineered slope.

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31 January 2022

The December 2021 landslides in Malaysia

In December 2021 heavy rainfall in Malaysia triggered landslides that caused extensive damage, especially to the road network.

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28 January 2022

Seri Kembangan: an impressive cut slope failure in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

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26 April 2021

The 21 October 1993 Pantai Remis landslide in Malaysia: an upscaled video

The extraordinary 21 October 1993 Pantai Remis landslide in Malaysia: an upscaled video has been posted to Youtube.

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15 December 2019

Landslides on Mount Kinabalu from the 2015 earthquake

High quality imagery is now available on Google Earth showing the hundreds of landslides on Mount Kinabalu triggered by the 5 June 2015 M=6.0 earthquake

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6 November 2019

Genting: a major landslide in Malaysia

Today a major landslide occurred in the Genting Highlands of Malaysia, a popular tourist area. The channelised flow was captured in a mobile phone video.

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24 October 2018

George Town: another major fatal landslide in Penang, Malaysia

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

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30 January 2018

Three landslide videos

It has been a while since I posted any footage, so here are three landslide videos, including one showing a very narrow escape for the passengers on a bus

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5 November 2017

George Town: another serious landslide in Penang

Overnight, heavy rainfall has triggered a major rotational landslide at a newly-constructed engineered slope in George Town, Penang in Malaysia

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24 October 2017

The Tanjung Bungah landslide: a very challenging site

A drone image of the site of the Tanjung Bungah landslide taken in June 2017 suggests that it was a very challenging site for development

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