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California cleans up as storm hits Southwest

California Storm

alifornians are cleaning up Saturday from a major storm that soaked the drought-stricken state before moving east to drop rain on Arizona.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Storm, floods replace California drought

California Storm

Torrential rain deluged swaths of drought-hit California on Tuesday, bringing floods and traffic accidents across the state and prompting evacuations amid fears of destructive mudslides.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Drought worsens China’s long-term water crisis

In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, a farmer walks by a river in Pingdingshan in central China's Henan province. After a season of record-breaking drought across China, groundwater levels have hit historic lows this year in northeast and central parts of China where hundreds of millions of people live. Reservoirs grew so dry in agricultural Henan province that the city of Pingdingshan closed car washes and bathhouses and extracted water from puddles. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

The corn has grown to only half its normal height on Yan Shuqin’s ranch in the hills of Inner Mongolia this year, as a swath of northern China suffers its worst drought in 60 years.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dry spell next climate-induced worry for farmers, irrigators


A prolonged dry spell next year may leave half of Nueva Ecija province’s total rice farms without irrigation, which may deal another blow to the country’s rice sufficiency drive, according to a report from the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Expect less rainfall in Visayas, Mindanao by October due to El Niño


Expect less rains especially in Visayas and Mindanao by October due to El Niño, according to the state weather bureau.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »