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Water released from Tibet lake, alert in HP

Last updated on: August 12, 2004 16:32 IST
The entire area along the banks of Sutlej and Spiti rivers in Himachal Pradesh was put on maximum alert on Thursday following a communication from the Union government that overflowing water from a lake in Tibet has been released into Preechu river.
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The water was likely to reach Rampur on the Indo-Tibet

border by evening, Chief Minister Veerbhadra Singh told reporters.

The areas along the river banks from Sumdoh in Kinn aur and Koldam in Bilaspur have been put on maximum alert.

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