Emergency situations in California that recorded the driest period since meteorological records exist.
The Governor of the State called on all citizens to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 20%. Reservoirs and tanks that collect water from the Sierra Nevada are at their lowest level. As well as the reservoir next to Sacramento, the state capital, is 18% of its normal level in January.
Farmers are concerned, these conditions could be dramatic for livestock and fruits and vegetables. Meteorologists explained that a high pressure area on the Pacific, prevented storms and rains to hit California for months, pushing them to northward, to Canada.
(Source – http://www.blackseagrain.net/novosti/california-knows-the-worst-drought-since-119-years)