Parts of Sichuan finally saw rain after a prolonged heatwave and drought. Photo: Weibo
Parts of Sichuan finally saw rain after a prolonged heatwave and drought. Photo: Weibo

Rain brings some relief to drought-hit parts of China

  • Heavy rains swept across parts of Sichuan, which has been suffering from a prolonged drought as a result of the worst heatwave in 6 decades
  • Prolonged temperatures of more than 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) have caused rivers and lakes to dry up, disrupting power supplies and threatening the autumn harvest

Parts of Sichuan finally saw rain after a prolonged heatwave and drought. Photo: Weibo
Parts of Sichuan finally saw rain after a prolonged heatwave and drought. Photo: Weibo
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