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8 October 2014

The current state of the Sunkoshi landslide in Nepal

Two German motorcyclists, undertaking a round the world tour, have posted a set of images of the current state of the Sunkoshi landslide in Nepal

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24 September 2014

Sunkoshi landslide – reopening the road

Geotechnical engineer has kindly sent some images he took earlier this week when walking along the Arniko Highway past the Sunkoshi landslide. The images show the very poor condition of the highway after te recent heavy rainfall.

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8 September 2014

The Sunkoshi landslide dam breach

The Sunkoshi landslide dam in Nepal breached and drained early on Sunday morning. The discharge data suggests that the breach was initiated in response to increased river flow caused by heavy rainfall.

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24 August 2014

Sunkoshi landslide in Nepal – still no reduction in the lake level

The level of the lake behind the Sunkoshi landslide dam shows no signs of reducing, despite extensive efforts by the army to widen the channels

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18 August 2014

Sunkoshi landslide: another update

An update on the valley-blocking Sunkoshi landslide in Nepal, where efforts to drain the lake continue to proceed slowly amidst growing signs of unrest about the loss of the trade route to Tibet

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4 August 2014

Sunkoshi landslide crisis: latest news and images

The Sunkoshi landslide crisis in Nepal is now into day 3. The level of the lake may be dropping but the level of hazard remains high

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