Provinces to experience drought a little longer
The National Meteorological Center announced that the drought stricken provinces will likely to be continuously hit by rain and snow until the weekend, the rain and snow is not expected to relieve that parched croplands.
The rain and snow will continue and will gradually slow down in the nest three or four days, there are no signs of rain and snow affecting the provinces in the central and northern Shangdong. The cold front will force temperatures to fall 4 to 6 degrees lower in most parts around China.
The Ministry of Agriculture said that the drought have already affect 7,7 million hectares of planted wheat in Hebei, Henan, Shangdong, Shanxi and other provinces sine October last year. this week’s rain will be good for the wheat crops but is not enough to revive the places from the drought especially in the most heavily affected areas in the Shangdong province. the recorded 10 milliliters of rainfall gathered by the National Meteorological Center will do little to relieve the drought.