Poyang Lake water levels are at record lows after a punishing drought continues to affect Jiangxi province and other parts of central China. Photo: Reuters
Poyang Lake water levels are at record lows after a punishing drought continues to affect Jiangxi province and other parts of central China. Photo: Reuters

Central China drought puts Poyang freshwater lake supply on red alert

  • Authorities in Jiangxi province say water levels are at a record low and will fall further in coming days
  • While heavy rains have brought relief to the southwest, central regions continue to suffer extremely dry conditions

Poyang Lake water levels are at record lows after a punishing drought continues to affect Jiangxi province and other parts of central China. Photo: Reuters
Poyang Lake water levels are at record lows after a punishing drought continues to affect Jiangxi province and other parts of central China. Photo: Reuters
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