China's Poyang Lake enters into dry season

Updated: 2016-03-08

JIUJIANG, March 7, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A vessel is berthed on a grass beach near Jishan water on the Poyang Lake in Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 6, 2016. The Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, has entered into a dry season with water level at 9.85 meters at its Xingzi Station, lower than its low water benchmark of 10 meters. The water shortage is due to water shortage in the upper stream and lower water level of the Yangtze River. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

JIUJIANG, March 7, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A boat is stranded on a grass beach near Jishan water on the Poyang Lake in Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 6, 2016. The Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, has entered into a dry season with water level at 9.85 meters at its Xingzi Station, lower than its low water benchmark of 10 meters. The water shortage is due to water shortage in the upper stream and lower water level of the Yangtze River. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

JIUJIANG, March 7, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A flock of sheep graze on a grass beach near Jishan water on the Poyang Lake in Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 6, 2016. The Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, has entered into a dry season with water level at 9.85 meters at its Xingzi Station, lower than its low water benchmark of 10 meters. The water shortage is due to water shortage in the upper stream and lower water level of the Yangtze River. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

JIUJIANG, March 7, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A flock of sheep graze on a grass beach near Jishan water on the Poyang Lake in Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 6, 2016. The Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, has entered into a dry season with water level at 9.85 meters at its Xingzi Station, lower than its low water benchmark of 10 meters. The water shortage is due to water shortage in the upper stream and lower water level of the Yangtze River. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

JIUJIANG, March 7, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A flock of sheep graze on a grass beach near Jishan water on the Poyang Lake in Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 6, 2016. The Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, has entered into a dry season with water level at 9.85 meters at its Xingzi Station, lower than its low water benchmark of 10 meters. The water shortage is due to water shortage in the upper stream and lower water level of the Yangtze River. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

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