Water levels in lakes and rivers have drastically decreased as a result of the severe drought that has affected Europe this summer. The effects of the drought are clearly visible in France, among other places. The low water levels in the Loire River, France’s longest river, also presented findings that would contribute to the scientific world.
Near the Israeli border in Gaza, a farmer discovered mosaics from the Byzantine era. A Palestinian farmer named Suleiman al-Nabahin discovered the mosaics as he was planting an olive tree in the Bureij refugee camp, which is within a half-mile from the Israeli border. He immediately informed the local authorities of his find.