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Landslide-lake in Tibet, discharged through man-made channel, topple at least 8000 houses in Yunnan Province

November 18, 2018 1:55 am0 comments
Landslide-lake in Tibet, discharged through man-made channel, topple at least 8000 houses in Yunnan Province

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2018) – A bridge in Garze (Tibetan: Karze, or Kande) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, a vital link to Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), was washed away on Nov 14 after water was discharged from a landslide-formed lake on the Jinsha River (Tibetan: Drichu) through a man-made channel, reported China’s official […]

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Landslide-lake inundated monastery in Tibet’s Jomda Town

November 15, 2018 12:15 am0 comments
Landslide-lake inundated monastery in Tibet’s Jomda Town

(TibetanReview.net, Nov14, 2018) – The barrier lake formed as a result of landslides over the Drichu (Chinese: Jinsha River) on Oct 11 and again on Nov 3 had submerged a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Jomda (Jiangda) County of Chamdo City, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org […]

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Barrier lake in Tibet overflows in man-made floodway, deluge expected

November 14, 2018 5:36 am0 comments
Barrier lake in Tibet overflows in man-made floodway, deluge expected

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13, 2018) – A second barrier lake formed by a landslide in Chamdo city of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on Nov 3 on the Jinsha (Tibetan: Drichu) River had begun overflowing at 10:50 am on Nov 12 through a man-made floodway, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Nov 12. It cited […]

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34,200 in Tibet evacuated as landslide-barricaded lake on Jinsha River set to burst

November 12, 2018 1:12 am0 comments
34,200 in Tibet evacuated as landslide-barricaded lake on Jinsha River set to burst

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2018) – A total of 34,200 people have been evacuated along the Jinsha River (Tibetan: Drichu river), part of the headwater systems of the Yangze River, in Chamdo City of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and Garze (Karze, or Kanze) Prefecture of Sichuan Province as a barrier lake formed […]

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China indicates there’s no flood threats in downstream India

October 24, 2018 5:38 am0 comments
China indicates there’s no flood threats in downstream India

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23, 2018) – China has indicated Oct 22 that the Yarlung Tsangpo river was flowing normally after an Oct 17 early morning landslide resulted in the formation of a barrier lake which continued to accumulate water until it was breached on Oct 19, raising fears of a catastrophic flood […]

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Over 24,600 evacuated in Tibet as landslide blocks Jinsha River, a Yangtze tributary

October 14, 2018 5:52 am0 comments
Over 24,600 evacuated in Tibet as landslide blocks Jinsha River, a Yangtze tributary

(TibetanReview.net, Oct13, 2018) – More than 24,600 residents of Tibet’s Chamdo (Chinese: Qamdo or Changdu) City and nearby Tibetan areas in Sichuan Province had been evacuated by 6pm Oct 12 due to fears of flood resulting from a barrier lake formed by a massive landslide which had blocked the Jinsha […]

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China said to have stopped providing Tibetan water-flows data to India

January 24, 2018 10:59 pm0 comments
China said to have stopped providing Tibetan water-flows data to India

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24, 2018) – Floods caused by disturbances in the flow of rivers from Chinese ruled Tibet remain a major source of danger to downstream India and China has not been providing New Delhi with hydrological data on those rivers as previously agreed, according to Indian news reports. It has […]

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