Posted : 2015-06-17 17:12
Updated : 2015-06-24 12:59
Worst drought in century hits Korea

1. A carp is seen dead in the middle of Gogu Reservoir in Ganghwa County, Incheon, as long dry spell continues on June 16. The reservoir had no water to irrigate adjacent agricultural land. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul

 

 2. A number of farmers watch works searching underground water near Ganghwa County, Incheon, where long dry spell continues on June 16. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul

 

 3. A bird sits near the past dried-up Gogu Reservoir in Ganghwa County, Incheon, where long dry spell continues on June 16. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul

 

 4. A farmer searches underground water near Ganghwa County, Incheon, where long dry spell continues on June 16. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul

 

 5. Marines irrigate a farmland in Ganghwa County, Incheon, where long dry spell grips the nation on June 16. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul

 

6. A farmer looks into work searching for underground water near Ganghwa County, Incheon, where long dry spell continues on June 16. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul

 

 7. The bottom of Gogu Reservoir, located in Ganghwa County, Incheon, is seen dried up as long dry spell continues on June 16. The reservoir had no water to be supplied to adjacent farmland. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul

 

 

 8. A fishing stool is buried in the bottom of Gogu Reservoir, located in Ganghwa County, Incheon, as long dry spell continues on June 16. The reservoir recorded 0 percent of reserve rate, failing to irrigate nearby farmland. Korea Times Photos by Shim Hyun-chul