Drought, Frost, Floods Damage 600,000 Mexican Households in 2011

"MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s social development secretary says an estimated 600,000 households suffered property damage or crop losses due to an unusual combination of floods, drought and freezing weather in 2011. Heriberto Felix Guerra says the drought has been so bad that about 2.6 million people in about 1,650 villages and towns in northern Mexico do not even have drinking water."

The Associated Press had the story January 8, 2012.

Source: AP, 01/10/2012