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Almost two-thirds of Europe is affected by drought — EU

According to the European Commission, the current drought could be the worst "for at least 500 years."

Large swaths of the continent are now in a state of drought alert or drought warning

  • Deutsche Welle

Nearly two-thirds of Europe is threatened by drought, according to a report by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s science and knowledge service.

The drought may be the worst “for at least 500 years,” European Commission spokesperson Johannes Bahrke said on Tuesday.

“This is of course only a first assessment, and we need to confirm this with final data at the end of the season,” Bahrke said, referring to the…

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