Drought hurting parts of northeast China

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China’s northeastern province of Liaoning is in the grip of a severe drought. The water shortage has left thousands of people without enough drinking water. CCTV’s Guan Yang filed this report.

Crops in Liaoning Province wilt in dry weather

Crops in Liaoning Province wilt in dry weather

China's northeastern province of Liaoning is in the grip of a severe drought. The water shortage has left thousands of people without enough drinking water.

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  • Liaoning has only recorded 12 millimeters of rain since the start of July, down nearly 90 percent from the historical average.