Rains likely to hit China’s food bowlMay 28th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) Heavy rains are forecast in China’s grain-growing areas in the north, southwest and regions along the Yangtze river.
Parts of Shaanxi, Hubei, Henan, Anhui and Jiangsu provinces will see moderate to heavy rains Tuesday, the National Meteorological Centre said.
Regions along the Yangtze, including Hunan, Jiangxi and Zhejiang provinces, the Sichuan basin and Chongqing municipality, will experience rainstorms in the next two days, Xinhua reported.
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