Weird weather in Jiangxi, temperature plummets from 40℃ to 17℃
China is facing extremely severe weather. While the south is experiencing heat waves leading to drought, many other places still have floods and low temperatures.
According to Chinese media, Jiangxi was affected by cold air from October 4 to October 5, when temperatures plummeted. Typically, Northern Jiangxi experiences this weather. The maximum temperature in Jiujiang City suddenly dropped from 40.2℃ to 17℃, accompanied by strong winds above level 8 in six cities and districts.
Early snow in Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, Sichuan
According to Chinese media reports, erratic weather occurred in many places, and Sichuan is no exception. It is only the beginning of winter now, but many places in Sichuan have had heavy snowfall.
On October 7, there was snowfall in Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, Sichuan. This place is known as a paradise on earth because of its poetic but equally majestic natural beauty. This place currently has heavy snowfall. The snow-covered pine branches seemed to be full of ice flowers. The scenic area staff cleaned up the snow on the road and piled up snowmen at the tourist transfer point.
Fish stranded due to drought in Poyang Lake, people excitedly catch stranded fish
Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, is progressively shrinking due to worsening drought. The key contributing factors include continuous high temperatures, sparse rainfalls, and a shortage of Yangtze River water. As a result, large numbers of fish are stranded and die daily.
Recently, videos show that the water of Poyang Lake has dried up, and the lake bed is full of cracks. So many people went to catch the fish left in the deeper cracks. They bring buckets and large sacks to carry fish. Everyone was excited as everyone could catch fish without difficulty.
Mantis shrimp suddenly overwhelms Yantai beach
On October 6, a strange phenomenon appeared on the coast in Yantai, Shandong. Many mantis shrimps overwhelmed the beach for unknown reasons, and locals were excited to pick them up.
According to Chinese media, Li, a local, said she accidentally passed the beach and was surprised. She got a plastic bag and started to collect the shrimp. She took less than 2 hours to pick up about 33 pounds (15 kg) of shrimp. She added that it was the first time she had seen such a scene, and she thought it strange.