China sounds alarm about drought

Extreme heat and drought threaten the world’s second-largest economy. In southern China, this is the longest period of high temperatures and little rain in more than 60 years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture in Beijing.

The authorities are asking the public to conserve water so that there is enough water for crops.

– Drought, high temperatures and heat damage pose serious threats to autumn crops, the Ministry of Agriculture said.

(© NTB)

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