Drought in Inner Mongolia, China

In connection with the drought in the Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia located in Northern China, on Monday launched the emergency response mechanism to natural disasters 4-th degree.

Intense heat and dry weather here stay from the beginning of the summer. The most difficult situation in the East of Inner Mongolia. In the city of Hulun Buir air was heated to 44.1 °C, setting a new historical record. There is a lack of precipitation. Direct economic damage was estimated at 8.3 billion yuan (1 USD — 6.67 yuan).