Is drought the new normal? Australia, California, large areas of Africa and central and south America and more are suffering. In Australia, the Millennium Drought was a disaster for the Murray River that rocked food prices around the world. Is this the future we’re going to have to learn to live with? We travelled to Australia to see how farmers are coping with the drought. We saw farmers driving across barren land on quad bikes where thousands of cattle used to graze. But it’s not only farmers. Water supply is becoming a major issue to cities.