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Yangtze Tributary Runs Dry In China

By Rediff News Bureau
August 19, 2022 14:03 IST
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Parts of China face a water shortage as low water levels have dried up the riverbed of the Jialing river in Chongqing.

IMAGE: A tree trunk lies on the dried up riverbed of the Jialing river, a tributary of the Yangtze in Chongqing, August 18, 2022. All Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters

 

 

IMAGE: The Qiansimen bridge runs over the dried up riverbed of the Jialing river.

 

IMAGE: A chain that holds a boat jetty lies exposed on the dried up riverbed of the Jialing river.

 

IMAGE: Locals stand by the central pillar of the Qiansimen bridge that stands exposed on the dried up riverbed of the Jialing river.

 

IMAGE: The central pillar of the Qiansimen bridge stands exposed on the dried up riverbed of the Jialing river.

 

IMAGE: A woman in a wedding dress walks on the dried up riverbed of the Jialing river.

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature presentation: Mahipal Soni/Rediff.com

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