Brahmaputra River Dries Up, Chinese Under Suspicion

via physorg:

The Brahmaputra has its source in China’s southwestern Tibet region where it is known as the Yarlung Tsangpo, and it enters India in the mountainous, remote northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, where it it is called the Siang.

“We suspect the sudden drying up of the Siang could be a result of China either diverting the on their side or due to some artificial blockades somewhere in the upper reaches,” added Dabi, an advisor to the state’s chief minister.

He estimated the flow was about 40 percent of its normal strength.

from the scene shows the Siang — which is normally a gushing torrent several kilometres (miles) wide at Pasighat, according to Dabi — reduced to flowing in narrow channels in the large sandy riverbed.

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