Drought in Brazil threatened crops and festive processions

Northeast Brazil suffered from severe drought in half a century. The situation in the country's agriculture is so heavy that the media even coined a special term — "water war."

The use of the term is more than justified, because every day die from dehydration many animals. Cattle, finding no water in the parched river is going to drink a few muddy puddles.

According to the statement of experts, milk production in the country has decreased by a third, and the harvest of beans, corn and fruit crops this year will be, at best, half the usual. Affected by drought and people. More than 1,100 Brazilian cities residents are experiencing difficulties with water. Bahia region is widely known for its colorful annual religious festivals. This year, in 47 towns of the province mass celebrations canceled.

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