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Sharp frost ruins German grape harvest prospects

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A SUDDEN drop in temperatures has ruined vines and strawberries in central and southern Germany which had benefited from the exceptionally dry, warm spring up to now. Thousands of hectares of vines in Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse and Württemberg were hit by frost when the temperature plummeted to minus 5°C in the early hours of 4 May and ground frost was forecast for the following night as well. It is said to be the worst frost at this time of year since 1997.

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