Photos: Drought around the world

Rain clouds move over the remnants of parched corn stalks near Wiley, on the plains of eastern Colorado, on August 22, 2012. A summer storm came too late to help farmers whose crops were decimated in the exceptional drought in Colorado's eastern plains.

Rain clouds move over the remnants of parched corn stalks near Wiley, on the plains of eastern Colorado, on August 22, 2012. A summer storm came too late to help farmers whose crops were decimated in the exceptional drought in Colorado's eastern plains.