Photo Of The Day: Korea Dries Up

South Korean officials reported the worst drought in more than a century in some areas after nearly two months without significant rainfall, raising worries about damage to crops and a dangerous drop in water levels at the nation’s reservoirs.

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South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik, second from left, waters a dried-up rice paddy while inspecting farmland hit by months of drought in Hwaseong, South Korea, Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

South Korean officials reported the worst drought in more than a century in some areas after nearly two months without significant rainfall, raising worries about damage to crops and a dangerous drop in water levels at the nation’s reservoirs. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Jung-hoon)

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