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Drought resolved in northern half of Portugal

by TPN/Lusa, in Regional · 10-01-2018 08:37:00 · 1 Comments



The regions of Portugal north of the Tagus River are no longer suffering from the drought, following rain that has fallen the past few weeks.

Drought resolved in northern half of Portugal

 

But despite steady downpours in the Alentejo and the Algarve, officials say another two months of rain are required to break the drought in southern Portugal.

 

The Environment Ministry warned dams are still near empty in certain areas, averaging around 20 percent in the Alentejo.

 

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What’s the official state of central Portugal, you only mention north and south?
by Hans Evers from UK on 12-01-2018 04:23:00

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Edition 1479
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