Scientists believe that people are behind 80 percent of the landslides
due to agricultural activity, which increases the risk of landslides
MGB-8 geologists have not come across any ongoing or remnants of previous open pit mining or quarrying activity within the vicinities of the landslide
areas that may have contributed to such occurrence of landslides
But, it was the landslide
that moved huge mass of rock, debris, or earth down the slopes that perpetuated the disaster.
The death toll is expected to increase in the following days as search and retrieval operations continue in two big landslide
sites in Biliran province.
Frontline staff of the GEO often have to work in difficult and dangerous conditions, such as severe weather, when conducting emergency landslide
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday condoled the loss of lives in the devastating landslide
that hit Himachal Pradesh's Mandi on Saturday.
Torrential rains caused a massive landslide
in southwest China's Sichuan Province Friday evening in which more than 100 people were feared to be buried under the debris, according to sources with the authorities in Maoxian County.
At least 11 people were killed and 20 are missing after a landslide
hit several neighborhoods in Manizales, Colombia, the government said on Wednesday, the second deadly landslide
in the country this month.
Followed by floods and earthquakes, landslides
are recognized as the third most devastating natural disaster (Castellanos Abella, 2008).
Volunteer rescuer Naw Li said 12 bodies have been recovered after the landslide
yesterday, but rescuers do not know how many people were buried.
are divided into three classes: asequent, consequent and insequent.
have shut down roads in hilly areas.