Major rivers, lakes see surging water levels in China
Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows the main waterway of Dongting Lake, with water level surpassing the guaranteed level, in Yueyang City, central China's Hunan Province. Water at one of the hydrological stations at China's second-largest freshwater lake has exceeded the guaranteed level due to continuous rainfalls and upstream inflows. At about 3 a.m. on Sunday, water at the Chenglingji hydrological station of Dongting Lake, in central China's Hunan Province, reached 34.56 meters, 0.01 meters higher than the guaranteed level, and 2.06 meters higher than the warning level, according to local authorities.
Photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows a hydrological ruler at Chenglingji hydrological station of Dongting Lake in Yueyang City, central China's Hunan Province.
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