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Europe ‘on the brink’ of ‘catastrophic’ drought as groundwater reserves dry up across continent

Europe is on the verge of a catastrophic drought as groundwater reserves dry up, scientists warn. Hotter summers due to…

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California storms offer state much-needed increase in supply of water – WhatsNew2Day

A series of climatic rivers covered the dry state with an approximated 121 trillion litres (32 trillion gallons) of water.…

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NYC is experiencing its fourth longest snow drought on record but first flurry expected next week

This is the fourth longest ‘snow drought’ New York City has gone through, but the Big Apple will be hit…

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‘We’re not going to make it’: Arizona city cuts off neighborhoods water supply amid drought

Residents of the Rio Verde foothills of Scottsdale, Arizona, are taking extreme and uncomfortable measures to obtain water as they…

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More atmospheric river storms are heading into the Bay Area. What that means for flood risk and drought.

The atmospheric river storm that hit the Bay Area Wednesday evening and Thursday morning raised concerns about mudslides, power outages…

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California snowpack at ten-year high, reservoirs still empty. What about the drought?

Amid a brief lull in the onslaught of winter storms sweeping into California, state water officials trudged through fresh snow…

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California’s snowpack near decade high. What’s it mean for the drought?

As the new year begins, the California Sierra is approaching the second-largest snow pack we’ve seen at this time of…

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Drought encouraged Attila’s Huns to attack the Roman empire, says study

Drought encouraged Attila and his Huns to violently attack the Roman Empire in the fifth century, a new study suggests.…

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US vegetable prices increase nearly 40% because of drought and inflation

Americans are paying nearly 40 percent more for veggies this year than in 2021 — and experts are blaming climate…

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‘Hungry for days’: Drought’s cruel toll on pregnant Somali women

Aisha Hussein, nine-months pregnant with her first baby, felt her first contractions in early November. She knew that she needed…

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