The studied quarry rockslide
was also extensively monitored since 2003 with traditional methods.
(2014) compared rockslides
occurrence patterns on the sierras de Talacasto and La Dehesa (western portion of Precordillera Central), to lithology, geological structures, and seismicity records.
Starting with a July 1, 1917 disaster in the Niagara Gorge, in which an avalanche toppled a train into the river killing 12, rockslides
have caused fatalities in the gorge on other occasions, including one at Cave of the Winds that killed three tourists.
Jabal Jais road also saw rockslides
but luckily no accidents or injuries have been reported.
The Civil Defense also closed down Al-Hada Road in the middle of the week because of rockslides
caused by the rain.
Mudslides and rockslides
were reported in several areas, with parts of U.S.
Rescue workers were just arriving in the town, after mudslides and rockslides
had blocked many of the roads with debris, she said.
at a scenic mountainous area near the epicenter injured several people, the agency said.
The road that connects the governorates of Taiz and Sana'a was blocked on Saturday by rockslides
that came following heavy rainfall in the Sumara area, arocky plateau in the governorate of Ibb.
Duwaiqa is a informal area east of Cairo that was classified as unsafe because it lies in the valley of the Moqattam mountain and is vulnerable to rockslides
, which happened in September 2008, killing 102 people and wounding 250 others.
She said her district has been at risk of rockslides
since December 2009.
However, six streets in Lyttelton have been evacuated because of potential rockslides
, but Civil Defence believes residents may be allowed back within 24-hours.