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Southern France braces for dry summer, drought pushes 10% of Europe into crisis mode

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Parts of southern France are restricting water as 10% of Europe faces a crisis situation due to drought.

Added on the 09/06/2023 06:00:30 - Copyright : Euronews EN

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