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Second landslide again creates barrier lake in Tibet’s Yarlung Tsangpo, flood danger stated to be less

November 1, 2018 11:13 pm0 comments
Second landslide again creates barrier lake in Tibet’s Yarlung Tsangpo, flood danger stated to be less

(TibetanReview.net, Nov01, 2018) – The feared second landslide near Gyalha Village in Menling County of Tibet’s Nyingtri City has materialized on Oct 27 morning, resulting in the formation of a second barrier lake on the Yarlung Tsangpo river. China has alerted India about the development to enable it to be […]

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Global warming blamed for avalanche that blocked Yarlung Tsangpo

October 26, 2018 12:45 am0 comments
Global warming blamed for avalanche that blocked Yarlung Tsangpo

(TibetanReview.net, Oct25, 2018) – China has cited one of its experts as saying a global warming-induced avalanche of ice and glacial debris was to blame for the recent blockage on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet, the headwater of India’s Siang and Brahmaputra Rivers. China earlier said a total of […]

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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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More than 20,000 affected by Yarlung Tsangpo barrier lake formation

October 21, 2018 1:00 am0 comments
More than 20,000 affected by Yarlung Tsangpo barrier lake formation

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2018) – Water levels at a barrier lake formed as a result of a landslide in the morning of Oct 17 over the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet’s Menling County of Nyingtri (Chinese: Lingzhi) City were falling after a breach on Oct 19 afternoon, apparently without damages, reported […]

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Emergency response activated as another barrier lake forms in landslide-hit Tibet

October 19, 2018 12:01 am0 comments
Emergency response activated as another barrier lake forms in landslide-hit Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2018) – More than 6,000 residents have been evacuated as another barrier lake formed in Tibet as a result of landslide, this time on Oct 17 morning near a village in Menling County of Nyingtri (Chinese: Lingzhi) City along the Yarlung Tsangpo river, reported China’s official Xinhua news […]

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China cites humanitarian spirit for resuming hydrological data sharing with India

March 31, 2018 7:02 am0 comments
China cites humanitarian spirit for resuming hydrological data sharing with India

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30, 2018) – China is to resume sharing with India the hydrological data from Tibet ‘s Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra in downstream India) as top water resource officials of the two countries wrapped up two days of talks in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, according to India’s PTI news agency […]

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China to alert India on dangers from artificial lakes

December 28, 2017 11:25 pm0 comments
China to alert India on dangers from artificial lakes

(TibetanReview.net, Dec28, 2017) – The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that rocked Tibet last month had resulted in the formation of three huge artificial lakes fed by the Yarlung Tsangpo river that is known as the Brahmputra upon entering India, reported India’s PTI new agency Dec 26, citing a Chinese Foreign Ministry official. […]

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Satellite pictures said to show China busy polluting India’s Brahmaputra

December 15, 2017 10:48 pm0 comments
Satellite pictures said to show China busy polluting India’s Brahmaputra

(TibetanReview.net, Dec15, 2017) – Ongoing work on a Chinese project that includes a new dam in an advanced stage of completion covering the entire breadth of the Yarlung Tsangpo river and a tunnel through which the water is being diverted is what is polluting the Siang River in India’s northeastern […]

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