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Crop Yields Plummet in Pakistan Amid Extreme Heat

HeadlineMay 26, 2022

In Pakistan, temperatures in the city of Jacobabad hit a record 51 degrees Celsius Wednesday, or 124 degrees Fahrenheit. Farmers in the region say extreme heat this year is killing crops and drying up water supplies. 

Farmer: “The mango crop yield has been reduced by 50% this year. This is because of the scarcity of water. Mango farmers have suffered losses, and so did the traders.”

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