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12 November 2018

A dangerous, valley-blocking landslide in Jomda County, Tibet

On the Tibet / Sichuan border a very large landslide has occurred in Jomda County, blocking the Jinsha River. A very large lake has formed, with a volume of 469 million cubic metres. Overtopping is expected to occur today.

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22 March 2018

Wairoa: a significant valley-blocking landslide in New Zealand

A significant valley-blocking landslide has occurred near to Wairoa in New Zealand. The Mangapoike River is blocked and a lake estimated to be 50 m deep has formed

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2 March 2018

More detail on the Papua New Guinea landslide dams

The European Space Agency satellite Sentinel 2 has collected good images of at least some of the Papua New Guinea landslide dams

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17 November 2016

Hapuku River: a major landslide dam after the earthquake in New Zealand

A very large valley blocking landslide has occurred on the Hapuku River in New Zealand following the Kaikoura earthquake, creating a 150 m high dam

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14 November 2016

First news of landslides from the Kaikoura Earthquake sequence in New Zealand yesterday

Images are just starting to emerge of multiple large landslides triggered by the Kaikoura earthquake in New Zealand yesterday.

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5 October 2015

The seismically triggered landslide dam in Honshiyan, Yunnan, China: a review of a new paper

In a just published paper, Zhang et al. 2015 describe the emergency works undertaken to mitigate the seismically triggered landslide dam at Honshiyan, Yunnan in China in 2014.

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21 June 2015

Tbilisi, Georgia:- a landslide dam-break flood killed 19 people

Last Sunday a flash flood killed at least 19 people and destroyed the zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia. The cause appears to have been the collapse of a landslide dam on the Vere River about 20 km upstream of the city

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26 May 2015

Kali Gandaki: an interesting landslide dam and breach

On Sunday a landslide blocked the Kali Gandaki river in Nepal for about 15 hours before breaching to release a significant flood.

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6 May 2015

Gorkha earthquake in Nepal: a landslide map and update on the landslide hazard

The EWF team, working with the British Geological Survey, have provided an update on landslide hazard after the Gorkha earthquake, including a landslide map

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22 January 2015

The landslide on the Tsarap River in the Zanskar Valley – new images

New images have been posted on Facebook showing the landslide on the Tsarap River in Zanskar, N. India

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