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Weather bureau makes it rain in Guizhou

(People's Daily Online)

15:14, August 24, 2011

On Aug. 23, the staff of the weather bureau in Shibing County induces artificial rainfall. On that day, the weather bureau in Shibing County, Qiandongnan Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou province took advantage of favorable conditions and were able to produce 5 millimeters to 15 millimeters of artificial rainfall. Rainfall helped to increase soil moisture content so that the drought was partly relieved. (Xinhua/Li Tongzhou)

Edited and translated by People's Daily Online

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