Large coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K.

Large coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K.

A large coastal landslide took place at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K. on April 19, 2021. The event was captured on camera by Amanda Stubbs who was there when it started. The landslide happened on Nefyn's coastline in Gwynedd, taking a large part of the garden…

Major rockslide near Argaga beach in La Gomera, Canary Islands

Major rockslide near Argaga beach in La Gomera, Canary Islands

A major rockslide took place near Argaga beach in the municipality of Vallehermoso, Canary Islands on November 14, 2020. Authorities confirmed there were no people trapped under the rubble. Involcan warned there is still extreme danger in the area, so any cleanup…

Massive peat landslide in Donegal, Ireland

Massive peat landslide in Donegal, Ireland

A massive peat landslide occurred near Meenbog Wind Farm in Donegal, Ireland, on Friday afternoon, November 13, 2020. The event made rounds on social media as witnesses posted footage of the slide taking place, showing trees being swept away. Local representatives…

Multiple landslides block A83 at Rest and Be Thankful – Scotland, U.K.

Multiple landslides block A83 at Rest and Be Thankful – Scotland, U.K.

Multiple landslides blocked the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful, Scotland, after heavy rainfall on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Officials started clearing operations on Wednesday, August 5, although initial visual assessments indicate that there is still movement on the…

Analysis: 463 non-seismic fatal landslides caused 3 270 deaths in 2019

Analysis: 463 non-seismic fatal landslides caused 3 270 deaths in 2019

In an analysis of the landslide database for 2019 by Dr. Dave Petley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Sheffield– it was shown that 463 non-seismic fatal landslides occurred last year, causing 3 270 deaths. Given the number of deadly landslides, 2019 is the…

Rising number of fatal landslides makes 2019 the worst year on record

Rising number of fatal landslides makes 2019 the worst year on record

A new update on landslides from the 2019 northern hemisphere monsoon season by Dr. Dave Petley, Vice-President (Research and Innovation) at the University of Sheffield, UK, showed how an unusually high number of landslides resulted in thousands of fatalities this…

Massive landslide near Thanpal Dam, India

Massive landslide near Thanpal Dam, India

A massive landslide took place near Thanpal Dam in Indian-controlled Kashmir on March 2, 2019 and was captured on camera. The slide has been associated with a period of heavy rainfall across the region, which has led to substantial damage, landslides expert Dave…