-12.21.09- About two billion cubic metres of water will be released from reservoirs to save winter-spring crops in northern regions from looming drought…Northern farmers, who are preparing to plant short-term vegetable crops, are facing a drought which is expected to be the worst in more than a century. The north has seen almost no rain since September while unseasonably warm and bright days have resulted in an enormous increase in water evaporation. Without rain, water levels in most of the northern rivers over the past three months have dropped far lower than their average levels of previous years. Read more

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