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90 of 122 areas in C China's Hunan hit by extreme drought that is likely to develop in the coming week

Hong Kong Standard 27 Sep 2022
As the drought in the Yangtze River basin continues, Central China's Hunan Province has become one of the most-affected areas ... Outside Hunan, the drought in many parts of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River has lasted for over 70 days.

Flame ignited for provincial Games in Zhejiang

ECNS 26 Sep 2022
The flame of the 17th Games of Zhejiang Province is ignited in the Shangshan Archaeological Site Park in Pujiang county of Jinhua, Zhejiang province, on Wednesday. (Photo provided to ... It is the oldest Neolithic culture ever found in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and in China's southeastern coastal region. Related news.

Water supply for drought relief in Yangtze River generally secured: official

Urdu Point 25 Sep 2022
25 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Sep, 2022 ) .Water supply for drought relief in the affected section of the Yangtze River is secured generally despite the persistent drought, an official with the ...

China plans to build world's largest national park system

ECNS 20 Sep 2022
Li Chunliang, deputy head of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration, said at a news conference that the plan is being drafted in accordance with the requirements of building a system with the largest scale of protection, the most diverse geographical features and the highest conservation value in the world.

Yangtze River drought reveals ancient railway tracks in Wuhan

People Daily 19 Sep 2022
Ancient railway tracks are exposed due to continuous drought in the Yangtze River in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Sept ... China News Service/Zhang Chang) ... China News Service/Zhang Chang).

Yangtze water helps rice field droughts

China Daily 13 Sep 2022
The operation started at 8 am on Monday Sep 12, considering that mid-September is a critical time for irrigating rice in Yangtze's middle and lower reaches, said Vice-Minister Liu Weiping at a news conference on Tuesday ... "Forecasts show that the Yangtze basin will still ...

CITIC Leasing books five more bulker newbuilds at DSIC

Splash24/7 04 Sep 2022
After completion and delivery in 2025, the 65,000 dwt bulkers will be chartered to domestic shipping companies and mainly operate on domestic coastal routes and along the Yangtze River.

Dried-out farms pressure food costs

The Roanoke Times 04 Sep 2022
Kim Chipman and Tarso Veloso Bloomberg News ... Farm Belt to China’s Yangtze River basin, ratcheting up fears of global hunger and weighing on the outlook for inflation ... “Even before this week’s news from the crop tour, I have been concerned that we would not see much stock rebuilding until 2023,” said Joe Glauber, a former chief economist at the U.S.

After long drought, China plots ambitious water infrastructure push

Indian Express 01 Sep 2022
Central China’s Hubei province, hit hard by the Yangtze drought, began construction of 18 giant water projects on Wednesday, and plans to spend 176 billion yuan over 2021-2025.Advertisement ... Damming the Yangtze ... It also vowed to speed up the construction of more dams on the Yangtze’s upper reaches.

‘It’s getting extremely hard’: climate crisis forces China to ration electricity

The Observer 30 Aug 2022
In Dazhou, residents in one community complain that power supplies have been cut for 6-7 hours each day for nearly a week, leaving many flocking to a nearby bridge in the evening to beat the sweltering summer heat, according to Jiupai News ... People’s Daily and Xinhua news agency.

The week in pictures: Sunday August 28, 2022

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Aug 2022
A boy dresses up as Malaysia’s national flower, the hibiscus, for his school sports day in Pahang state. MOHD RASFAN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES ... JOE GIDDENS/PA. Sponsored ... ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH/EPA. The bed of the Jialing River, a major tributary of the Yangtze, is exposed due to drought in Chongqing, China. ZHOU YI/CHINA NEWS SERVICE/GETTY IMAGES ... DAVID PARRY/PA ... .

Of sugar, salt, spice and nothing nice

Manila Standard 28 Aug 2022
“In the aftermath of this sugar fiasco, some medium term effects will not be so nice” ... In the aftermath of this sugar fiasco, some medium term effects will not be so nice ... But let me tell you the truth ... Now, here’s more news that’s not so nice. China’s central and southern plains beside the Yangtze are suffering the worst drought ever ... ....

The Top 13 Wildest Objects That Terrible Droughts Have Revealed

Futurism 27 Aug 2022
Climate's A-Changin' ... Last week, Dutch-language news outlet Nederlandse Omroep Stichting reported that persistent drought had uncovered tree stumps from a pine forest that grew after the last Ice Age ... — Yahoo News (@YahooNews) August 20, 2022 ... 9 ... NBC News. China hasn't escaped increasingly serious drought, and the Yangtze River is also in trouble.

China warns of ‘severe’ threat to harvest from worst heatwave on record

The Wire Network 25 Aug 2022
... multiple wildfires, according to state news agency Xinhua. The searing heat is also drying up the critical Yangtze River, with water flow on its main trunk about 50 percent lower than the average over the last five years, state media outlet China News Service reported last week.

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