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Changsha segment of Xiangjiang River undergoes drought

2011-04-22 13:32:43 GMT2011-04-22 21:32:43(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Naked riverbed is seen in the Changsha segement of the Xiangjiang River in Changsha, central China's Hubei Province, April 22, 2011. The Changsha segment of the Xiangjiang River has been undergoing drought since the beginning of this year due to less rainfall than the past years. The water level here fell to 25.78 meters by 8 a.m. April 22, approaching the water supply warning line of 25.1 meters. (Xinhua/Long Hongtao)

A water level pole is seen by the Xiangjiang River in Changsha, central China's Hubei Province, April 22, 2011. The Changsha segment of the Xiangjiang River has been undergoing drought since the beginning of this year due to less rainfall than the past years. The water level here fell to 25.78 meters by 8 a.m. April 22, approaching the water supply warning line of 25.1 meters. (Xinhua/Long Hongtao)

A citizen fishes by the Xiangjiang River in Changsha, central China's Hubei Province, April 22, 2011. The Changsha segment of the Xiangjiang River has been undergoing drought since the beginning of this year due to less rainfall than the past years. The water level here fell to 25.78 meters by 8 a.m. April 22, approaching the water supply warning line of 25.1 meters. (Xinhua/Long Hongtao)

The Changsha segment of the Xiangjiang River has been undergoing drought since the beginning of this year due to less rainfall than the past years. The water level here fell to 25.78 meters by 8 a.m. April 22, approaching the water supply warning line of 25.1 meters.

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