A severe drought in southwest China"s Yunnan Province has caused huge losses to agricultural production and disruption to the daily life of locals.
Corn seedlings in a village in the city of Qujing start withering. /Photo from weather.com.cn
Rice planting in Mengzi, Honghe Hani Autonomous Prefecture has been badly affected. The transplanted seedlings are about eight centimeters shorter than those of previous years. /Photo from weather.com.cn
Firefighters from Menglian in the city of Pu"er send water to a village with fire engines. /Courtesy of Pu"er firefighting squad