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Drought leaves Italians praying for rain

April 02, 2012

Cardinal Giuseppe Betori of Florence is leading prayers for rain as much of Italy struggles with a severe drought.

The shortage of rain during the winter months has created a problem for central and northern Italy, and experts say that even normal rainfall in the next several weeks would leave the region with a significant deficit during the summer.


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