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Cape Town faces severe drought

Published 1343 GMT (2143 HKT) May 27, 2017
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Dry sand bakes in the sun on April 16, 2017, at the Theewaterskloof Dam, a key source of water to Cape Town, South Africa. Halden Krog/AP
The Theewaterskloof Dam on May 10 held less than 20% of its water capacity. RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images
A boat lay on the sand on May 10 at the Theewaterskloof Dam. RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images
A truck crosses a bridge on May 10 at Theewaterskloof Dam. Bridge supports show previous high water marks. RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images
Bare sand and dried tree trunks stand on May 10 at the Theewaterskloof Dam. RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images
The Theewaterskloof Dam on May 8 experienced an extremely low water level. Adam Spires/Wannabe Vlogger
Sand and dry trees stand on April 16 at the Theewaterskloof Dam, where the water level has been extremely low. Halden Krog/AP