Published On: Wed, Aug 17th, 2022
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China drought leads to factory closures, rolling blackouts

CHINA-WEATHER/DROUGHT

Factories in China’s southwest have shut down and a city imposed rolling blackouts after reservoirs to generate hydropower ran low amid a worsening drought, adding to economic strains at a time when President Xi Jinping is trying to extend his hold on power.

CBC | World News




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