Drought in Northeast, Floods in South – China Daily

From China Daily via China Net:

While millions in south China are battling with heavy rain and fatal floods, residents in the northeast are suffering from a sustained drought, the Office of the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters said yesterday.

By the end of last week, severe drought had affected 10.4 million hectares of cropland nationwide, above average for this time of year. [Full Text]

June 14, 2006 7:36 AM
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