France's going through its most severe drought ever, PM says

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FILE - A fire truck drives along a burning forest in Pyla sur Mer, near Arcachon, southwest France, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne warned that France is facing the most severe drought ever recorded in the country and announced the activation of a government crisis unit. Borne said in a written statement on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 that many areas in France are going through a historic situation as the country endures its third heatwave this summer. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)