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6 November 2019

Genting: a major landslide in Malaysia

Today a major landslide occurred in the Genting Highlands of Malaysia, a popular tourist area. The channelised flow was captured in a mobile phone video.


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1 June 2017

Landslide weirdness: Sri Lanka

Landslide weirdness: an article in a newspaper in Sri Lanka blames the recent devastating landslides on a shift towards the North Pole!


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17 October 2008

Retaining wall collapse, Uganda

On Tuesday morning a collapse occurred in a retaining wall being constructed for the foundations of a new tower block in the capital of Uganda, Kampala. Two images have been published online of the failure, which buried nine workers, killing eight of them: Monitor online image of the Pensions Towers collapse site New Vision image of the Pensions Towers collapse site Collapses like this are now quite rare in more …


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