France24 says In the scorching heat, Felipe Elvira inspects the branches of his olive trees, planted as far as the eye can see on a dusty hillside in southern Spain.
A state of emergency has been declared in five northern Italian regions – Friuli-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lombardy, Piedmont and Veneto, lasting until December 31.
Euronews says Almost all of Portugal was in severe drought at the end of May, the country’s weather service (IPMA) said on Thursday.
TRT World says Gavin Newsom has warned of potential mandatory water restrictions as the most populous US state continues to fight a worsening drought –– now in its third year.
London could run out of water in 25 years as cities worldwide face rising risk of drought, report warns
The Independent says London could run out of water within 25 years and British rivers could lose more than half their water by 2050 as cities around the world face growing risks from drought driven by the climate crisis.
TRT World says California’s drought is worsening and yet new figures show last March had the highest water use for that month since 2015 while residents defied pleas for conservation.
The Independent says Southern California’s gigantic water supplier took the unprecedented step of requiring about 6 million people to cut their outdoor watering to one day a week.
3 more confirmed dead in California’s record-breaking wildfires, amid 20-year mega-drought Three people have died in a California wildfire that has forced thousands from their