PHOTOS Severe drought continues to rage in Yunnan Province


Severe drought continues to rage in Yunnan Province

Yang Jinghao | CGTN

09:34, May 24, 2019

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

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

Firefighters from Menglian in the city of Pu"er send water to a village with fire engines. /Courtesy of Pu"er firefighting squad‍

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