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The devastating reality of Australia’s crippling drought: Shocking maps show just how parched the country has become as desperate farmers continue to pray for rain – but experts say it’s only going to get WORSE

Australia has been suffering one of the most intense droughts of the past century, and meteorologists believe that it is only going to get worse.

  • Laura Hedges
  • DailyMail

These maps from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) show how the country has been getting increasingly dry since 2010.

Entre 1aThe latest – and most shocking – map from BoM shows next to no average rainfall across the majority of the country from 1 April to 6 August this year.

It has been the driest July since 2002, according to the BoM’s latest report, and the driest Autumn since 1902.

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