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Drought threatens 1.5 million in southwest China

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posted on Feb, 26 2007 @ 11:17 PM
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Between "global Warming" and over population,this will probaly become more common around the world,in the near future.


(CNN)-BEIJING, China (Reuters) -- Drought in southwestern China is threatening the drinking water supplies of 1.5 million people and authorities are considering seeding clouds to make it rain, state media said on Tuesday.

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The problem has been compounded by last summer's heat wave in the densely populated municipality of Chongqing, as water supplies have still not recovered, the Beijing News said.

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Some parts of Chongqing -- home to some 30 million people -- have started limiting water supplies to residents and are drilling new wells to find underground sources of water, the report said.

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Last summer's drought was the worst to hit southwest China in more than a century, when temperatures topped 40 degrees Celsius (104 F), and about 18 million people faced drinking water shortages.

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