Chinese regions south of the Yangtze River have been hit by drought in recent months. Photo: Getty Images Chinese regions south of the Yangtze River have been hit by drought in recent months. Photo: Getty Images
Chinese regions south of the Yangtze River have been hit by drought in recent months. Photo: Getty Images
China economy

330,000 Chinese facing drinking water shortages as drought hits south

  • Rainfall since October in regions south of Yangtze River down 50 to 80 per cent on normal levels, water ministry says
  • About 2.4 million people in Zhejiang, Guangdong and Fujian already affected, concerns growing in Guangxi, Hunan and Yunnan, it says

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Chinese regions south of the Yangtze River have been hit by drought in recent months. Photo: Getty Images Chinese regions south of the Yangtze River have been hit by drought in recent months. Photo: Getty Images
Chinese regions south of the Yangtze River have been hit by drought in recent months. Photo: Getty Images
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