The hills are alive again in California

Cattle grazing against the backdrop of hills blanketed by blue, yellow and orange wildflowers on Thursday at the Carrizo Plain National Monument in California, about 250km north-west of Los Angeles. After years of drought in the area, an explosion of
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Cattle grazing against the backdrop of hills blanketed by blue, yellow and orange wildflowers on Thursday at the Carrizo Plain National Monument in California, about 250km north-west of Los Angeles.

After years of drought in the area, an explosion of wildflowers in southern and central California is drawing record crowds to see the rare abundance of colour called a "super bloom."

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 08, 2017, with the headline 'The hills are alive again in California'. Print Edition | Subscribe