What should you do when a landslide occurs?
Essentially, the Thredbo landslide that occurred above Thredbo, NSW at 11:30pm on the night of 30 July 1997, was a debris flow landslide. It was caused by the movement of rocks, soil and debris mixed with water. It resulted when the Alpine Way road collapsed from the pressure of heavy rain, melting snow and the waterlogged landfill which had been used to raise and upgrade the road some years earlier. This sort of landslide often…
You may be referring to a landslide. A landslide is a natural disaster in which, due to a long period of erosion, a large mass of land begins falling off a hillside at a great rate of speed with a lot of debris. They can cause a lot of destruction, and a landslide risk should always be taken seriously.
A landslide is rocks, dirt, snow, trees, and other items sliding down upon people, roads, houses. There isn't much you can do because it happens fast and without warning. Most people will never experience one unless they are skiing in an area prone to them or a mountain region that has become unstable. Mudslides do happen as well.