Ten million face China water shortage – AFP

From AFP via Channel News Asia:

Nearly 10 million people across southern and southwestern China are suffering from drinking shortages due to a fierce , state media reported on Monday.

A lack of rainfall has affected water supplies for 9.8 million people and 9.1 million head of livestock, the Beijing Morning Post said. Both figures had doubled since early March, it said.

Precipitation has been scarce or non-existent and temperatures abnormally high so far this spring in the provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan, Hainan, the region of Guangxi and the large municipality of Chongqing.

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