Thu, 13 Aug 2020

Armed policemen carry sandbags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020. (Photo by Cao Xianxun/Xinhua)

POYANG, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake located in the eastern province of Jiangxi, has seen its water level rise to a record high on Sunday, according to the provincial department of water resources.

At around 12:00 a.m. Sunday, the water level at the lake's Xingzi hydrological station rose to 22.53 meters, 0.01 meters higher than the record in 1998, and continued going up, said the department.

Armed policemen carry sandbags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020. (Photo by Cao Xianxun/Xinhua)

Armed policemen carry sandbags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020. (Photo by Cao Xianxun/Xinhua)

Armed policemen convey sandbags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020. (Photo by Cao Xianxun/Xinhua)

Armed policemen carry sandbags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020. (Photo by Cao Xianxun/Xinhua)■

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