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Water crisis squeezes Brazil’s largest state (Video)

info-pictogram1 Brazil’s most populous state of Sao Paulo is on the cusp of an unprecedented water crisis stemming in part from one of the worst droughts in decades. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo.

The Rundown On The Worst Drought In California History (Video)

info-pictogram1 Wildfires have been spreading across California all summer. Hundreds of thousands of acres are already scorched, and the conditions are ideal fuel for more devastating blazes. Over 80 percent of California is in the midst of an exceptionally severe drought as a result of erratic weather patterns caused by climate change.

Heavy rain pours across drought-hit Australia

Queensland and New South Wales receive much-needed wet weather.

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Source: http://www.aljazeera.com

Torrential rain has fallen across eastern Australia, precisely where the country needs it most.

Over 75% of Queensland is currently in the grip of a drought, which means the state is once again on the verge of seeing its most extensive drought on record.

The rain started on Friday, with some parts of Queensland seeing their first drops of rain in more than 6 months.

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