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18 April 2019

A dramatic debris flow video

A new video posted to Youtube shows a debris flow cascading over a cliff above a mountain road, with a trapped 4×4. The location and timing are unclear.

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1 February 2019

First thoughts on the Brumadinho dam collapse video

My initial thoughts on the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse video, which has emerged today. The video shows a catastrophic rotational landslide and flow

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20 January 2019

Landslides on the White Bluffs in Hanford Reach National Monument

Bruce Bjornstad has posted a video Youtube showing the development of landslides on the White Bluffs in Hanford Reach National Monument in Washington State, USA.

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15 January 2019

Two new landslide videos: Lebanon and Russia

Two new (to me at least) landslide videos have been posted onto Youtube: one from Lebanon earlier this month and one from Russia in 2012

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10 December 2018

Spatnik basecamp – that was close!

A Youtube video of a near-miss from a large, tabular, highly mobile boulder at Spantik basecamp in northern Pakistan in August 2018

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2 July 2018

Guang’an: a dramatic retaining wall failure video

Yesterday a large retaining wall failed on a tall slope in Guang’an, Sichuan Province, China. This event was captured from a number of angles on video, now posted online

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29 June 2018

Lai Chau: multiple landslides in Vietnam in recent days

In the last few days heavy rainfall has triggered multiple landslides in Lai Chau, northern Vietnam, killing at least 21 people. A remarkable video shows the moment when an excavator was swept over a cliff. Fortunately the driver survived, albeit with serious injuries.

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24 April 2018

Boulder meets house: the power of landslides

Boulder meets house in India: a new video on Youtube shows the impact of a boulder on two properties at Peerah in northern India last week. The houses are completely destroyed.

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26 September 2017

El Jale, Ixtapaluca: a stunning earthquake triggered landslide video from Mexico

A stunning video has been posted to Youtube showing landslides at El Jale, Ixtapaluca, Mexico City, triggered by the earthquake on 19th September 201

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11 September 2017

A dramatic earthflow video from Dimye village in Tibet

An interesting earthflow was caught on video last week at Dimye in Tibet. It is currently unclear as to whether this was associated with permafrost loss

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