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6 September 2019
After a phase of accelerated movement in the last few days, the large Velsemannen rockslide in Norway underwent a significant failure overnight
1 August 2019
Sogn og Fjordane county in Norway suffered a series of large, rainfall-induced landslides on Tuesday, killing at least one person.
24 June 2019
On 8th June 2019 a landslide struck the Salaks salmon processing plant in the northern part of Norway. The landslide was caught on CCTV footage.
7 November 2018
Mannen rockslide: The postman always rings twice; two post-glacial stability crises with multiple catastrophic rock-slope failures – is there more to come?
Recent research shows that the problematic Mannen rockslide in Norway has shown two previous phases of extensive activity. Guest post by Paula Hilger of NGU
10 May 2017
On Monday a significant rockslide on the flanks of Geiranger Fjord in Norway was captured on a video now posted to Youtube
13 November 2016
On Thursday afternoon a quick clay landslide occurred at Asakveien in Norway, tragically killing three Lithuanian forestry workers
12 May 2015
Early on Sunday morning an interesting underwater landslide occurred in the town of Sorkjosen (Sørkjosen) in Norway, closing the only highway linking northern Norway with the remainder of the country
3 February 2015
Yesterday afternoon a major landslide took out a highway bridge at Vestfold in Norway. This may be a quick clay landslide, and interestingly it appears that a bulldozer was working in the field below the bridge.
18 November 2014
On Sunday a 20,000 cubic metre landslide occurred at Rabenstein in South Tyrol, Italy. It was captured on a dramatic video.