Wed, February 04, 2009
China > Mainland > Severe drought hits N China

Disaster relief for north China drought

2009-02-04 06:12:37 GMT2009-02-04 14:12:37 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Staff working at a weather control base prepare to stimulate artificial rain in Luoyang, north China's Henan province, on February 1, 2009. The provincial meteorological agency issued a red alarm for drought last month and warned rainfall levels will remain low this month. [Xinhua]

A farmer uses water piped in to irrigate his wheat field severely affected by months of drought in a village in Lixin county, east China's Anhui province. [Xinhua]

A farmer uses water piped in to irrigate his wheat field severely affected by months of drought in a village in Lixin county, east China's Anhui province.

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