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16 March 2022
Retamas: a fatal landslide caught on video in Peru
On 15 March 2022 a large landslide occurred at Retamas in La Libertad in Peru. The landslide, which has left 6 missing, was captured on video.
24 February 2022
The A57 Snake Pass – closed by three landslides
The A57 Snake Pass between Sheffield and Manchester in England has been closed for at least a month by three rainfall induced landslides.
31 January 2022
The December 2021 landslides in Malaysia
In December 2021 heavy rainfall in Malaysia triggered landslides that caused extensive damage, especially to the road network.
28 January 2022
Seri Kembangan: an impressive cut slope failure in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
On 25 January 2022 a large cut slope failure occurred on the banks of a drainage channel in Seri Kembangan, a suburb of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia
20 January 2022
A large rock slab topple from India
CCTV footage has been posted online of an unusual and interesting large rock slab topple from Jammu and Kashmir in India
18 January 2022
Arhavi, Turkey: the appalling landslide impacts of new roads
Arhavi, Turkey: a new paper in the Journal Natural Hazards (Tanyaş et al. 2022) shows that landslide impacts of new roads can be comparable to that of a medium sized earthquake
22 November 2021
The British Columbia landslides and floods – new images of the impacts
Over the last few days new sets of images have been posted online of the enormous impact of the landslides that affected parts of British Columbia a week ago, caused by an exceptional rainfall event.
16 November 2021
Landslides and road damage from an atmospheric river event in British Columbia
An atmospheric river rainfall event on Sunday and Monday caused large numbers of landslides in British Columbia, Canada.
15 October 2021
Indications of landslides on Google Street View
The El Arrecife Landslide in Spain provides an excellent example of the way in which Google Street View can be used to help understand the movement of landslides that affect roads.
6 October 2021
Heishui: a rockslide at a tunnel portal in Sichuan Province, China
An interesting and potentially very dangerous rockslide was caught on video in Heishui, in Sichuan Province in China. Fortunately there were no casualties.