Preliminary report on the landslide early warning on August 20, 2021, in Nangqian County, Qinghai Province, China

Nangqian is located on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau and stretches over a vast area from the southern Kunlun Mountains to the northern Tanggula Mountains. The county is the southern gate of Qinghai Province and is also a major pastoral region. Within the region, the terrain has high altitudes, deep gaping valleys and continuous tall mountains. … Read more

Landslide near Steamboat Point not a safety concern, officials say | Local News

DAYTON – A spot being monitored for a potential landslide on US Highway 14 east of Steamboat Point does not pose safety concerns for motorists, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation. “We’re not concerned about safety,” WYDOT Senior Public Relations Specialist Laura Dalles said. “It’s something we’ve been watching for a number of years. … Read more

Whitehorse sees 4th landslide in a month, 3rd since the weekend

There’s been another landslide in Whitehorse, according to an employee of the Yukon Geological Survey (YGS). Jeff Bond confirmed to CBC News that he witnessed a landslide on Tuesday morning, about 300 meters from the site of the April 30 landslide that saw debris cross Robert Service Wayleading to its closure. Bond and a crew … Read more

Multiple landslides at Mibei village in Guangdong during heavy rainfall in 2019 – The Landslide Blog

Multiple landslides at Mibei village in Guangdong during heavy rainfall in 2019 Between 10 and 13 June 2019 a period of intense rainfall triggered multiple landslides in the vicinity of Mibei village in Longchuan County, Guangdong Province, China. Fortunately there were no reported fatalities. A paper just published in the journal Landslides (Feng et al. … Read more

Whitehorse escarpment, Yukon: a landslide caught on a monitoring camera – The Landslide Blog

Whitehorse escarpment, Yukon: a landslide caught on a monitoring camera The Whitehorse escarpment is a c.50 m high steep slope close to the city of Whitehorse in the Yukon, Canada. It is formed from glaciolacustrine sediments, consisting mainly of silts, gravels and clay. Since the 1940s at least this slope has been subject to significant … Read more

Understanding the deadly landslides in the Durban area of South Africa – The Landslide Blog

Understanding the deadly landslides in the Durban area of ​​South Africa In the last week I have posted extensively about the deadly landslides on 11 April 2022 in the Philippines. At around the same time an event of a similar scale occurred in a completely different location. It is reasonable to ask why I have … Read more

Wairoa: hundreds of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in New Zealand – The Landslide Blog

Wairoa: Hundreds of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in New Zealand The last few weeks have seen high levels of rainfall in the Wairoa area of ​​New Zealand. Most notably, in late march a series of major rain events triggered multiple landslides in this important agricultural area within Hawke’s Bay. RNZ has an excellent report … Read more