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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.
3 September 2019
Two articles published in Nepali newspapers in the last few days have examined the disastrous impacts of dozer roads in mountain areas
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
1 April 2019
A commentary just published in NHESS (Sudmeier-Rieux et al. 2019) argues for the need for better governance of mountain road building in Nepal
19 November 2018
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
17 April 2018
A group of national and international experts are calling for the creation of a new national agency to manage landslides in Nepal.
8 November 2017
A new paper (Stolle et al. 2017) in Quaternary Science Reviews suggests that 3 medieval earthquakes may have induced catastrophic landsliding in Nepal
2 October 2017
A new video on Youtube, which shows a rockslide on the Karnali Highway in Nepal, provides a brutal illustration of the dangers of filming landslides
31 July 2017
Saldim Peak in Nepal: new analyses suggest that the 20th April 2017 glacial flood that was actually caused by a giant rockslide
24 July 2017
On Sunday 23rd July 2017 a landslide destroyed the bridge over the Bhotekoshi river at Larcha in Nepal, severing the Araniko Highway