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16 November 2022
On 14 November 2022 a rockslide occurred at a quarry in Maudarh in Mizoram, India, killing 12 workers. The event was captured on video.
20 September 2022
Tanyang: an excellent video documentary has been compiled by the Save the Hills NGO about the impact of a landslide on a mountain village in northern India
16 May 2022
Damaging landslides have occurred as a result of heavy rainfall in Assam state in the northeast of India over the weekend.
2 June 2020
A new study (Shafique 2020) published in the journal Geomorphology shows that landslide activity remained high for at least 13 years after the Kashmir earthquake
6 May 2020
The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which links Jammu and Srinagar, is known as India’s “killer highway”. This road is one of the most landslide-prone routes on Earth.
12 June 2018
The Rohinghya refugees: landslides start to take lives as the monsoon arrives For the last few months there has been increasing concern about the plight of many of the Rohingya refugees who have been forced out of Burma – Myanmar – by the military, and are now living in makeshift camps in Bangladesh. The numbers are vast – some estimates suggest over 700,000 people. There is particular concern about the …
1 October 2015
Drone footage is now available of the interesting Kothmale landslide in Sri Lanka, which killed seven people on 25th September 2015
18 May 2015
In a paper (Petley et al. 2007), we looked at spatial and temporal patterns of landslides in Nepal. The results highlight the threat posed by the SW monsoon in the earthquake affected areas
22 January 2015
New images have been posted on Facebook showing the landslide on the Tsarap River in Zanskar, N. India