Skip to comments.Germany heading toward drought amid coronavirus crisis: forecaster
Posted on 04/25/2020 10:50:27 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Germany could be facing its second drought in just two years, a leading meteorologist has said, just as farmers struggle with strict measures imposed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
The past two years were unusually dry. The ground now needs rain, forecaster and oceanographer Mojib Latif told German regional newspaper Rhein Neckar Zeitung (RNZ) on Saturday.
Latif said the countrys network of reservoirs is only partly full, adding that if there is no heavy rain in the next two to three weeks then a failed harvest could threaten the agriculture industry. [ ]
Rain is forecast in the coming weeks, according to DWD. But Latif cautioned this would not be in the quantities needed to protect the agriculture sector from another drought.
It is also uncertain whether Germany has even recovered from the 2018 crisis. Agronomist Peter Gerandt from the University of Göttingen has warned that the soil could take years to recover because it has been so dry, leaving fields unable to absorb water fast enough.
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Let me guess. GLOBAL WARMING!!1!
WTF does a drought have to do with COVIS-19? These global doomsters will find ANY reason to support their bogus cause.
Worldwide plague, Locust plagues and droughts?
It’s starting to look a little Biblical out there.
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