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The name of this island is Foliang. These three idols were seated on the highest cliff of the island. Talking about the sculptures, these were made during the Ming and Qing dynasties. One of these idols is also seen with Lord Buddha sitting on a lotus. These sculptures date back to 600 years and emerged from the river bed when the river water dried up during the drought. Because of which surprise is being expressed everywhere.
In the last two months, the heat in China has broken many records. Due to drought in the western part of China, the water level of the Yangtze River has decreased. The Yangtze Basin has received only 45 percent of the rainfall since July. The temperature reached 45 degrees on August 18 in Chongqing, Sichuan province of China. This temperature is the highest outside the desert region in Xinjiang province.
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Many rivers of China have dried up due to the scorching heat. In some areas, the water level of rivers is continuously decreasing. There are about 66 rivers in China that have completely dried up. The situation is no different with the Yangtze, China’s most important river. For the first time since 1865, the water level in some parts of the river has dropped dramatically.
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