Cuba warns of drought worsening

09:54, June 04, 2010      

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The Cuban authorities warned on Thursday of the drought worsening that provokes the low availability of water in the country, and called on people and companies to save more water.

According to the official daily Granma, in May, traditionally the month with torrential downpours, the accumulated rainfall barely reached 47 percent of the normal level in the country.

Since May, Cuban authorities are applying the reorganization of the water supply schedules in Havana city, in order to guarantee the service to the municipalities in extreme shortage.

Source:Xinhua

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