Lack of rainfall has led to severe drought in northern China, leaving more than 140 million mu (9.3 million hectares) wheat affected.As of Monday, 141 million mu wheat in six major grain production provinces, including Henan, Anhui, Shandong, Shanxi, Gansu and Shaanxi, were hit by drought.

Vice Premier Hui Liangyu said:

the people should build up their confidence and make every effort to overcome difficulties despite severe challenges.
He also asked local governments to strengthen management, adopt effective measures and enhance agricultural technology services so that farmers could get timely help and guidance. Financial and material support should be ensured, he added.

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