After Upload: A New Addition To Nepal’s Worries: Landslides
Researchers Anticipate Increased Landslides In Nepal Following The Earthquake
A New Disaster Waiting To Happen-Landslides In Nepal
Researchers Worried Monsoon Might Bring Landslides To An Earthquake Struck Nepal
POD Title: Nepal Vulnerable To Landslides During Monsoon, Researchers.
Spotlight Title: Nepal Earthquake after-effects: Monsoon Landslides
Tags: Nepal, Earthquake, Monsoon,
Phrases: landslides and earthquakes, Nepal Earthquake, Nepal Earthquake After effects
Tweet: Researchers from University Of Michigan @umich express concern over the probability of landslides and mudslides getting brought in by Monsoon rains following the #NepalEarthquake.
Description: A new threat faces Nepal as Monsoon is expected to bring landslides and mudslides to the already troubled region.
The destruction in Nepal has stunned people around the world. As the fog of uncertainty and chaos clears, we see the impacts of the earthquake and the after effects that may follow. The devastation of heritage sites will be a huge emotional and economical blow to the country, however there’s more trouble coming. Nepal is anticipating great landslides and mudslides in the coming Monsoon.
Through analysis of satellite imagery, the geomorphologist Marin Clark, together with his team from University of Michigan help identify the areas most at risk for mudslides and landslides. These are the areas over fault rupture and lie parallel to Nepal-Tibet border, consisting of multiple villages and trekking spots frequented by foreigners.
On the morning of 28th April, one such landslide occurred as a weakened slope fell onto a village, Ghodatabela. 250 people are missing and aid is hard to provide as it is one of the remotely located villages, a 12 hour walk from the nearest town.
The earthquake on Saturday shook the region literally and in doing so caused any