Central China Hit by Drought, as Reservoirs Become ‘Dead Water’

Outlet: The New York Times

May 16, 2011

BEIJING — A severe drought along the Yangtze River region in central China has rendered nearly 1,400 reservoirs in Hubei Province temporarily unusable, devastated farm fields and made drinking water scarce, according to a report on Monday by Xinhua, the state news agency…

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