Church tower reemerges from parched reservoir in drought-hit Spain

Published by

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spain is in the grip of a long-term drought after 36 months of below-average rainfall, with some parts so parched that officials have asked people to cut water use and meteorologists warn of worse to come. Some reservoirs in Catalonia, which surrounds Barcelona, are so low that old constructions like bridges and a church bell tower have resurfaced, people are flying kites on lake beds and navigation apps show someone in the middle of the water when they are standing on dry land. The weather will be drier and hotter than usual this spring along the northeastern Medi…

Read More

Leave a Reply