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Drought to hit power, agriculture sectors in France

Posted On: Jul. 18, 2019 7:05 AM CST

Drought in France

Hot weather in France is expected to prolong drought conditions, disrupt electricity generation, damage agriculture and extend restrictions on water use in 61 regions, Reuters reported. Electricite de France S.A. said that low water levels at the Rhone River could disrupt its nuclear power plants' operations at Bugey, St-Alban and Tricastin, starting July 20.

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