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10 March 2021

The evolution of landslides after the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake

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.

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19 February 2021

Trends in landslides and landslide losses in Nepal over three decades

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

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2 February 2021

Kapuche Lake, Nepal: a video of an avalanche air blast

An air blast strikes trekkers at Kapuche Lake in Nepal following an avalanche, as caught in a video uploaded to Youtube.

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28 July 2020

Mapping landslides in Nepal

In the summer of 2019 the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC), launched a new disaster management portal (bipad.gov.np) to provide high quality spatial data. This allows landslide accidents in Nepal to be mapped in near real time.

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24 July 2020

The deadly start to the monsoon season in Nepal

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.

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14 July 2020

Deadly monsoon-induced landslides in Nepal in the last few days

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. 

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3 September 2019

The tyranny of dozer road building

Two articles published in Nepali newspapers in the last few days have examined the disastrous impacts of dozer roads in mountain areas

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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

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1 April 2019

Mountain roads in Nepal

A commentary just published in NHESS (Sudmeier-Rieux et al. 2019) argues for the need for better governance of mountain road building in Nepal

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19 November 2018

Two interesting roadside failure videos from India and Nepal

Two new Youtube videos show dramatic roadside failure events. One shows a landslide on a quarry haul road whilst the other shows a joint controlled rockfall

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