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10 October 2016

Meru Volcano, Tanzania: the largest known continental debris avalanche

A new paper in the journal Landslides describes a 20 cubic kilometre landslide that occurred on Meru Volcano in Tanzania about 9000 years ago


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26 November 2011

A summary of some recent landslide events

A round-up of landslide events that have caught my eye in the last week.


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11 November 2009

A surprising spell of landslides

In most years in which I have been collecting landslide fatality statistics (since 2002) November has been a month with quite low landslide occurrence. Not this year though – in fact the last few days have been more like the summer monsoon season, with fatal landslides occurring in a wide range of places. Examples include: El Salvador on 6th November, in which the volcanic lahars triggered by Hurricane Ida appear …


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