• Satellite data shows sustained severe drought in Europe

    7 days ago - By Phys.org

    Europe has been experiencing a severe drought for years. Across the continent, groundwater levels have been consistently low since 2018, even if extreme weather events with flooding temporarily give a different picture. The beginning of this tense situation is documented in a 2020 study by Eva Boergens in Geophysical Research Letters. In it, she noted that there was a striking water shortage in Central Europe during the summer months of 2018 and 2019.
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