Giant elements of South America are dealing with essentially the most extreme drought in almost a century. At menace is without doubt one of the largest waterways within the area, the Paraná water system that thousands and thousands of individuals in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina depend on for water and vitality. The explanation, say climatologists, is La Niña, a pure phenomenon that disrupts climate patterns. However there are additionally different components at play – like deforestation additional north within the Amazon jungle.
Reporter: BBC South America Correspondent Katy Watson
Digicam: Renato Varoli
Producer and editor: Jéssica Cruz