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Europe's drought on course to be worst for 500 years, European Commission researcher warns

Summary by Ground News
The drought underway across western Europe has been accompanied by waves of intense heat for months as droughts so often are. The situation has grown worse after two months of no significant rain across a wide swath of western Europe. The UK has just gone through its driest July since 1935. Europe isn't alone in the crisis, with drought conditions also reported in East Africa, the western United States and northern Mexico.
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Europe’s rivers run dry as scientists warn drought could be worst in 500 years

Crops, power plants, barge traffic, industry and fish populations devastated by parched waterways

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Europe drought could be ‘worst’ in 500 years

Experts say dry conditions could last for three more months

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily ExpressDaily Express

British farmers' outrage over drought rules as Europe sees 'worst conditions in 500 years'

FARMERS have expressed outrage at the Government's handling of the drought as they warn limited access to water could halve their harvests.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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Daily MirrorDaily Mirror

Rhine runs dry and fires rage in France in Europe's worst drought in 500 years

The Rhine River - which has suffered critically-low water levels due to the baking summer and scant rainfall - acts as one of western Europe's main commercial waterways as it runs through Germany and into the North Sea

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sky NewsSky News

Europe's drought on course to be worst for 500 years, European Commission researcher warns

This year is set to be even worse than in 2018, when unusually favourable conditions in some parts of the bloc protected it from drought elsewhere, and the worst since the sixteenth century, a senior scientist working on the European Commission's drought data warns.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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EcnsEcns

Historic drought hits Europe

Europe is facing its worst drought in 500 years. Many European countries are enduring droughts this summer that have hurt farmers and shippers and promoted authorities to restrict water use.

1 month ago·China
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