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Drought: 23 French departments already affected
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In France, 23 departments are already affected by drought-related restrictions. An increasingly precocious phenomenon that raises questions.

For more than a month, Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) has been on high alert due to Drought. It is therefore impossible to fill your swimming pool or to wash your vehicle with a garden hose. Two years ago, drought hit France in August. Last year she appeared in July. This increasingly precocious phenomenon questions and worries. In mainland France, 23 departments are already affected by these restrictions.

When the drought is too severe, farmers are also prohibited from taking water. Given the current drying of the soil, many are dreading next summer. Some of them have taken the lead, like this farmer from Ille-et-Vilaine, who does not use a drinkable drop for his vegetable production.

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