A boat is seen stranded on the bed of Poyang Lake in Lushan on Wednesday. China's largest freshwater lake entered its low-water season in late October, with the water level in the Xingzi section falling below 12 meters. Photo: Xinhua

Grass now grows where fish once swam as China’s largest freshwater lake dries out

Officials blame reduced rainfall, low level of Yangtze and human activities for lake drying out almost two months before low-water period

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A boat is seen stranded on the bed of Poyang Lake in Lushan on Wednesday. China's largest freshwater lake entered its low-water season in late October, with the water level in the Xingzi section falling below 12 meters. Photo: Xinhua
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