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21 August 2014

Hiroshima: disastrous landslides with further rainfall warnings in effect

Catastrophic landslides in Hiroshima, Japan on Wednesday have killed 39 poeple, with many more reported missing. Further heavy rainfall is forecast for the area.

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28 May 2014

Grand Mesa: an unusually large and mobile mudslide

The Grand Mesa mudslide in Mesa County, Colorado at the weekend was an unusually mobile rotational landslide / mudflow event that killed three people

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28 March 2014

The Oso (Steelhead) landslide: mechanisms of movement and the challenges of recovering the victims

Seismic data indicates that the Oso (Steelhead) landslide was a two phase movement event. Sadly attention is now focused on the recovery of the remains of the victims rather than on a rescue operation

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25 March 2014

The Steelhead landslide in Oso, Washington State

More detail is now emerging of the landslide near to Oso in Washington State, USA on Saturday. The landslip was a reactivation of the Steelhead landslide

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13 November 2013

New landslide video: the luckiest dog in the world!

Back in August a video captured a mudslide striking a kennel in Kentucky. So how did the dog survive?

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13 August 2012

Do watch this – probably the best ever debris flow video, from Austria last week

A remarkable new video of a series of mudflows in Virgen, Austria

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