There was a major flash flood and debris flow event in the Swiss Town of Chamoson and the video is unreal. The videos below are pretty crazy!
This video pretty much speaks for itself! I don’t have any details on the incident, but it is reportedly from India and it hit social media outlets in the past week.
A preliminary investigation report notes that “land subsidence” was the cause of a June 7th pipeline explosion near Moundsville, West Virginia, in other words, a landslide. An 83-foot section of the 36-inch diameter pipeline was […]
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Kaikoura New Zealand in 2016 caused over 50 landslides along State Highway 1, north and south of the Town. The team of engineers tasked with reopening the corridor to road and rail traffic […]
A 5,000 cubic meter rockfall is seen on cell phone video enveloping a 420 year old Italian church in dust, but the church and its bell tower miraculously escaped serious damage. The Santuario di Gallivaggio (Sanctuary […]
The American Geosciences Institute has an interesting article on the recently passed Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 which provides record funding for geoscience agencies. This includes a $63M or 6% increase for the USGS compared […]
Some new research on the Newmark Displacement Method for earthquake-induced landslides indicates that the method may be on the unconservative side. The Landslide Blog provides a short summary of the paper by Li et al. (2018) that was recently […]
A section of Route 30 in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has been destroyed by a landslide, and the road could remain closed for several months. An apartment building down-slope has also been destroyed, although all residents were […]