The whole of Southern China is in the grip of the worst drought in living memory, leaving at least 18 million people without access to drinking water, according to the governmentIn.
Luliang County of Qujiang City of Yunnan province, a fish buried in mud has its mouth wide open trying desperately to breath. Unfortunately, it is already dead, though it is frozen in swimming posture. Everywhere within the cracks of the dried-up lake bed are little fish that have met misfortune.
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