Dry Tibetan autumn ’causes nosebleeds’

Lhasa residents have been waking up with nosebleeds as moisture becomes a luxury in the Tibetan capital, long regarded as sensitive to the effects of climate change, the People's Daily reported on Tuesday.

"As it stands, there is little water component in the air in the Sunlight City, which sits at 3,700 metres above sea level, making the weather extremely dry and things flammable," the report quoted the Lhasa Observatory as saying.

Tibet is heating up faster than anywhere else in the world, Chinese state media has said.

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