Dramatically Discouraging Drought Despair – Dry Umbria

Umbria, the green heart of Italy,  is suffering from a severe drought.  Mere drops of rain have fallen since May and temperatures have soared well beyond 95° F. every day all summer!  Everywhere, creeks are dry and rivers are reduced to trickles.  The sunflowers were totally blackened and sadly drooping long before their useless harvest.  The corn crop, much of …