Italy issues alarm over prolonged drought

Swaths of southern Europe are facing record heatwaves and prolonged drought.

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    Swaths of southern Europe are facing record heatwaves and prolonged drought.

    Many areas of Spain and Italy have had to deal with temperatures of more than 40 degrees Celsius.

    Italian authorities have issued "red alarm" risk warnings for 26 cities.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports.


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