Droughts soak up southwestern China

| March 24th, 2010

Data from Netease

Drought areas: Yunnan Province云南, Guangxi Province广西, Guizhou Provice贵州, Xichuan Province四川, Chongqing City重庆

Number of people suffering from water shortage: 22,120,000

Affected farming land: 74,000 km2

Duration: almost 5 months for some areas

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Summer Heat Hits China, People Crowding Pools and Beaches

| July 19th, 2009

As China goes into the summer season, many cities in are under record high temperatures. Public pools and beaches are overwhelmed with visitors trying to stay cool. These pictures show what it means for China to be the highest populated country.

  July 18, public swimming pools are full of visitors in Wuhan. On that day temperature hits 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 Fahrenheit). The number of visitors in Wuhan Youth Center Water World hit the record high over 5000 residents hit […]Read more…