Effects of drought on rivers, forests and crops.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.
Location of events unknown.
Shots of a dried up river bed showing boulders on the bottom exposed. General view of the low river by the wharf. M/S of ships left high and dry on the river bed.
Shots of a fire sweeping across a heath.
C/U of a hand lifting a potato plant from the crumbly soil, showing the withered potatoes. C/U of a withered beet. In a field a horse-drawn harrow sends up clouds of dust.
Men turn over dusty soil in a wooded area - effort to stop forest fires?