The New York Times has the latest on the so-called Quake Lake and the destruction of Beichuan, one of the town hardest hit by last month’s earthquake: The surge of floodwater into the town, Beichuan, was part of an effort...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 9, 2008
From CNN: Fears were mounting Monday for the safety of more than a million people downstream from a “quake lake” in China as waters threatening to burst a dam of landslide rubble were rising faster than engineers...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 7, 2008
Plans to drain water from the quake-created Tangjiashan Lake are now underway. AP reports: Water poured from a massive lake formed by China’s deadly earthquake in a carefully engineered diversion Saturday to ease the...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 5, 2008
AFP reports the latest on the “quake lake”: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Thursday that efforts to drain a dangerously swollen “quake lake” were at a critical juncture, with one million people warned...
by Japhet Weeks | Jun 2, 2008
From Reuters (via The New York Times): The largest “quake lake” formed by China’s most devastating earthquake in decades is not expected to start draining until Thursday due to a lack of rain, state media said....
by Paulina Hartono | May 30, 2008
Possible danger from the “quake lake” Tangjiashan may lead to the evacuation of 1.3 million people. AP reports: More than 1 million people may have to evacuate dozens of villages in a Sichuan province valley if an...
by Michael Zhao | Apr 25, 2006
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