Severe drought threatens Portugal



6.06.12.Kontinentalnoy in Portugal this summer facing a severe drought.

As reported last week at the Institute of Meteorology of the country, at this time the drought has already covered 28% of the national territory, including the southern regions (Algarve, Alentejo) and some eastern regions.

Precipitation is expected in February, but the dry weather lasted until April.

May also brought relief, so a quarter of the country is in a difficult position.

Author: Nikolai Tkachenko


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