Record heat and drought in Italy

Italy’s heatwaves are causing rivers to run low and, consequently, the river Po’s low water level has revealed a previously submerged WWII bomb. Military experts defused and carried out a controlled explosion in early August of the 1,000-pound bomb, which was discovered on July 25 near the northern village of Borgo Virgilio, close to the city of Mantua in northern Italy. “The bomb was found by fishermen on the bank of the


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