Devdoraki glacier

Early evacuation averted tragedy as new landslide hit Georgia-Russia border

By | June 27th, 2016|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , , |

(All photos: Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia airlifted 60 people to the border crossing at Larsi on Sunday. The travellers had been stuck in Kazbegi since Thursday night, when a mudslide cut off a section of road in Dariali Valley. The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) said around 60 people […]

Swiss company Geotest to provide landslide monitoring in Georgia

By | April 7th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in Georgia is installing a monitoring system in Dariali Valley in the northern part of Georgia, which will provide a few minutes’ warning in case of landslide. Last summer, the valley was hit by several massive landslides that […]

Dariali Valley evacuated after landslide alert

By | June 7th, 2014|Categories: Environment, News|Tags: , , |

Clean-up work was resumed in Dariali Valley Saturday after a brief evacuation. (TV1.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Clean-up work in Dariali Valley in northern Georgia was resumed on Saturday, a day after  workers were evacuated due to a risk of a new landslide. Seismologists registered microquakes in Devdoraki glacier, which the government’s experts said was the direct […]