8 Sep 2016, BBC
India and Nepal say a lack of information from China about glacial lakes and rivers in Tibet could hamper their ability to plan for flash floods. Mining and dam construction in the Tibetan plateau have also fuelled concerns. In the absence of early warnings from Tibet, water-related disasters can cause losses downstream in Bhutan, Nepal, India and potentially Bangladesh.
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