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16 September 2022
A dramatic rockslide near to the Baltoro Glacier on K2 in Pakistan has been caught on video and posted to Youtube
26 July 2022
Following three failures in the last few years, a new report highlights the risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska.
30 June 2022
On 28 June 2022 at about 4:30 p.m. a large rockslide occurred on the side of Hallett Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.
10 May 2022
A 25,000 cubic metre rockslide occurred at Bijie in Guizhou, China on 8 May 2022. Three people are reported to have been killed.
25 October 2021
Heavy rainfall in Nepal has triggered a large rockslide, captured on video, in Pyuthan, Nepal. The video shows a rapid, wedge-type of failure.
12 October 2021
A large rock slope collapse from Punta dei Ross, Croda Marcora in the Italian Dolomites
6 October 2021
An interesting and potentially very dangerous rockslide was caught on video in Heishui, in Sichuan Province in China. Fortunately there were no casualties.
4 October 2021
An interesting paper has just been published in the journal Science, (Cook et al. 2021), which looks at the seismic signals generated by the Chamoli rockslide and debris flow. It concludes that the event was fully detectable by seismic instruments located at up to 100 km from the event.
30 July 2021
Tapovan Vishnugad – another landslide at the hydroelectric scheme that was devastated by the Cahmoli debris flow in northern India