It's a heat record in Germany, and no rain in sight: A problem for many farmers who are struggling with another year of drought. All over the country, farmers are not expecting a terrible grain harvest.
Last year's drought is still impacting soils in Europe, and though it is still early in the year, farmers already have to water their fields. Is this set to become the new normal?
Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle.
The North Korean regime has cut rations of food to 300 grams a day after the worst harvest in 10 years, the UN says. And a UN team found that 10.1 million people lacked enough food to take them through to the next one.
An unusually long period of heat and drought, especially in northern and eastern Germany, has seen river water levels fall to the lowest in years. Farmers are seeking help as their crops wither in the fields.
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