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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.
24 July 2019
A large landslide occurred in Shuicheng County, in Liupanshui City, Guizhou Province in China on Tuesday 22nd July 2019, killing up to 45 people
17 July 2019
The 2019 summer monsoon in South Asia has now fully developed. Heavy rainfall has generated multiple landslides in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh
9 July 2019
The Budhiganga River landslide: just one of many landslide challenges in Nepal as the monsoon develops
The Budhiganga River landslide: just one of many landslide challenges in Nepal as the monsoon rapidly develops across South Asia
19 September 2018
Kodagu landslides: in August 2018, very heavy rainfall triggered many landslides in SW India. Planet Labs imagery shows the extensive damage that resulted
26 April 2018
In a new Open Access paper, Mahmood et al. 2018 present a new reanalysis of monsoon variation for rainfall for India. A first comparison with the landslide database for 2008 and 2009 suggests that there are really interesting opportunities to understand better the links between the phenomena
22 January 2018
Many of the Rohingya people, forced to leave Myanmar / Burma by ethnic cleansing, are now living in landslide prone locations in Bangladesh. Dramatic satellite images from Planet Labs illustrate the magnitude of the threat.
13 October 2016
Nepal landslides 2016: analysis of my dataset for the last 36 years suggest that 2016 was the worst year on record for landslide events.
4 September 2016
Over the last few days, 19 people have been killed by landslides in Nepal, with the most serious impacts occurring in Taplejung in the east of the country.