UK to manage water resources carefully as drought continues
Drought was officially declared in parts of England earlier this month for the first time since 2018, and six water companies have now implemented hosepipe bans to help protect water supplies.
China's southwest battles forest fires as end of heatwave approaches
The impact of the long drought is expected to last into next month, with autumn harvests at risk, government officials say.
UK declares drought in parts of England amid heatwave
Much of Europe has faced weeks of baking temperatures that have triggered large wildfires and seen the source of Britain's River Thames dry up further downstream than in previous years.
Temperatures rise as France tackles worst drought on record
Temperatures have been expected to hit 37 Celsius in the southwest before the baking hot air spreads north early in the week.
Drought-hit Italian city introduces restrictions on use of drinking water
Municipalities across Italy have begun introducing some form of water rationing after an unusually hot and dry spring sparked widespread alarm.
Drought threatens Taiwan’s chip industry, critical for world computers
The government is rationing water and has tried cloud seeding and rain worshipping ceremonies.