Landslide

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A downward slope movement of a potentially lethal mixture of water, rocks, and mud, triggered by earthquakes, volcanoes, or weather events
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Landsliding is a common phenomanon in northren Pakistan due to active seismcity, rough topography, monsoon rains, deforestation and infrastructure development on unstable slopes.
Landsliding is a geomorphic slope failure process triggered by natural as well as anthropogenic factors and is controlled by unfavorable terrain conditions that act as causal factors.
The region is highly susceptible to landsliding (Zaruba and Mencl, 1982; Rybar and Stemberk, 2000).
"Role of cohesive strength in the mechanics of overthrust faulting and landsliding", Geol.
Rather than a simple yes or no answer, a probabilistic slope stability calculation will yield results such as a probability of landsliding or a reliability index.