China drought worsens in parched north

BBC: Across northern China swathes of land are dry, parched by drought. In some areas these are the driest conditions in a lifetime. Snowfalls in recent days have helped a little, but still, across huge areas of land, water is in short supply. The countryside is dotted with empty dams. Standing on top of one, near Qufu in Shandong Province, you can see just a tiny muddy pool in the centre of a dam that is hundreds of metres long. Sitting rusting on the earth is a small boat. Along the dry dam......

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