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August 24, 2018

'Hunger stones' visable in Elbe River

DECIN, Czech Republic (AP) — Due to this summer's drought in Central Europe, boulders known as “hunger stones” are reappearing in the Elbe River.

The low water levels in the river that begins in the Czech Republic then crosses Germany into the North Sea has exposed stones on the river bed whose appearances in history used to warn people that hard times were coming.


 
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