Good news for Portugal! Drought officially over!!


It has been reported that 84% of Portugal has been in an extreme drought. Officials in Portugal now say that has ended thanks to this past march being the second wettest March on record.(1931) 10.73″ of rain had fallen in the month of March. Thats 4x’s the monthly average there!

The extreme drought started in early 2017 and hadn’t seen a drought like this since 2005. Out of 60 reservoirs monitored,  32 are at 80% or more capacity. Only three are below 40%, compared to 23 in that state last month.The Monto Novo reservoir, one of the region’s largest, went from below 30% capacity on February 28 to full by March 10.

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