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Sindhupalchowk locals on 'alert' following possible Kerung Tso Lake outburst

July 21, 2020: District Administration Office of Sindhupalchowk has issued a notice warning that Kerung Tso Lake situated at Khasha in China might burst and cause floods in the Bhotekoshi River.

The people living near the banks of Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality and Barhabise Rural Municipality have been asked to relocate to higher areas following potential outburst of Kerung Tso lake in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China.

Chinese authorities have already started relocating their citizens to upper parts in view of the potential threats of the lake outburst.