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Drought saps power output

By Wang Qian and Guo Rui | China Daily | Updated: 2011-05-18 07:45

Drought saps power output

A boat rests on the riverbed in a section of the Hanjiang River, a major branch of the Yangtze River, in Yunxian county of Hubei province on Sunday. Cao Zhonghong / Xinhua

BEIJING - A severe drought along the Yangtze River is drying up electricity output at some big dams in the southern parts of China, including the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project.

Drought saps power output

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