With the autumn grain harvest on the horizon, Chinese authorities are on high alert for the likelihood of more extreme weather events. Photo: Xinhua
With the autumn grain harvest on the horizon, Chinese authorities are on high alert for the likelihood of more extreme weather events. Photo: Xinhua

China’s heatwaves stoke drought fears ahead of ‘critical’ autumn grain harvest

  • The country’s meteorological service has warned of more extreme weather including droughts and flooding
  • Chinese authorities have pledged a host of disaster-relief measures to ensure a strong autumn grain harvest

With the autumn grain harvest on the horizon, Chinese authorities are on high alert for the likelihood of more extreme weather events. Photo: Xinhua
With the autumn grain harvest on the horizon, Chinese authorities are on high alert for the likelihood of more extreme weather events. Photo: Xinhua
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