Picture of the Day: Record drought in China

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A riverbed in Zhengzhou, in Henan province (China).

Winter rainfall levels have been as much as 80% lower than normal in China's wheat-growing provinces, causing the worst drought in 50 years. Amid economic unrest in rural areas, the government pledged US$13 billion support for wheat growers. (Full)

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Picture courtesy AFP/Getty Images


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