Severe drought in Yunnan leaves two million without water

By Li Yingqing | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-06-14 12:26
The Heinigou Reservoir, which can hold 600,000 cubic meters of water, has completely dried up in Xiaobaihu township of Luliang county in Yunnan. [Photo by Li Jianfei/chinadaily.com.cn]

Severe drought has hit Yunnan in Southwest China, with more than two million people facing water shortage.

The drought has affected an area of more than one million hectares, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Water Resources.

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