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Hazards in the high mountains: Koshi Basin Part 1

Landslides, earthquakes, melting glaciers and deadly floods make life precarious on the Nepal-Tibet border

In Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk district, close to the Tibet border, fast flowing water emerges beneath a huge pile of debris left by the landslide that devastated the village of Jure nearly two years ago. Once the busiest highway between Nepal and China, the road was disrupted for months after the…Read More