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7 June 2021
The South Asian monsoon in the time of a pandemic: the impacts of the severe Covid-19 wave in India and Nepal mean that vulnerability of landslides is likely to be high.
15 April 2021
A new paper in the journal Earth System Dynamics suggests that future warming will drive an increase in rainfall in the Indian monsoon. This is likely to increase landslide impacts in the most seriously affected landslide region.
10 March 2021
A new open access paper in the journal Progress in Disaster Science (Rosser et al. 2021) demonstrates that the number of landslides in W. and C. Nepal has increased since the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.
19 February 2021
New research (Muñoz-Torrero Manchado et al. 2021), published in Landslides, investigates trends in landslides and landslide losses in W. Nepal over three decades. It highlights the key role of human factors in determining patterns of loss
1 October 2020
An interesting video showing large-scale liquefaction in a landslide, reportedly in Shillong, northern India.
24 July 2020
The first few weeks of the SW monsoon in Nepal has seen large numbers of landslides. By 20 July the number of fatal landslides had already exceeded the average annual total for the last 15 years.
14 July 2020
Over the last few days intense monsoon rainfall in Nepal has triggered a wave of landslides that have caused extensive loss of life and damage.
23 September 2019
There is increasing concern about the impact of monsoon-induced landslides in Kerala in southwest India, resulting from poor land use management
16 September 2019
A review of fatal landslides from the 2019 Northern Hemisphere summer monsoon suggests that the year has been significantly worse than the long term average
21 August 2019
At 7:30 pm on 8th August 2019 the large Kavalappara landslide in Wayanad District in India buried a small community, killing 59 people.