China : Drought : 2010/10
|Country or District||China|
|Outline||Large swathes of China have had almost no rain since October, affecting millions of hectares of crops and leaving many short of drinking water.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
A four-month drought has left nearly 190,000 people short of drinking water in a county of southwest China\'s Chongqing Municipality, a local water conservancy official said 21 February 2011.
The Ministry of Agriculture said the drought had worsened in some wheat-growing regions despite snowfalls.