Gap Fill - Italy Drought - Level 6


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Large of Europe are experiencing droughts and water . One region is experiencing its drought for 70 years. The area, in northern Italy, has had any rainfall in the past four months. This year's snowfall was 70 per cent . This has caused the River Po, Italy's largest, to be three metres lower than . A lot of the has dried up and people can walk across the mud. In one part, the declining water level has fully exposed a World War II . Authorities are concerned that if it doesn't rain , there'll be a serious water shortage. This means water will be rationed for drinking. Farmers will also have problems finding water to irrigate their .

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