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Heavy drought hits Fumin county in Kunming

(People's Daily Online)

08:16, March 01, 2012

The water in a reservoir in Luomian town of Fumin county can only support irrigation and animal drinking for one month.

The average rainfall of Fumin county in Kuming city is only 14.3 millimeters this year, down 50 percent compared to the previous year.

The total water storage of local reservoirs decreased 3.5 million cubic meters compared with last year.

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ming at 2012-03-0258.11.161.*
As seen from these pictures and the environment...people her need to push for growing more and more of trees...many types of trees..they must make forests. The quickly the best...otherwisedrought will come more and more. People will suffer to their dead.
  

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