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Sweden's water shortage: What you need to know

There's a water shortage in some parts of Sweden. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT

Published: 20.Jul.2017 16:23 hrs

It may not be something commonly associated with a northern European nation, but Sweden is currently fretting over water shortages in several parts of the country, and there are already visible consequences. Here's everything you need to know about the situation.

A water shortage… in Sweden?

Yes, you read that correctly, and it's not the first time in recent years. Since the autumn of 2015 large parts of Sweden have had between 100 and 200mm less rain than usual, and 2016 ended up being the driest year in the country for 40 years.

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