France experiencing worst drought on record – BBC News

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France is in the middle of its fourth heatwave of the summer, with temperatures up to 40C, and experiencing what the government has said is its worst drought on record.

It has left villages without any drinking water and forced dozens of people in southeastern parts of the country to move to nearby evacuation centres to escape wildfires.

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