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    Tagus river at low level, bridge over Tagus, traffic jams due power cuts, telex at a news agency (Reuters) down, hall of a Lisbon hotel (Tivoli), trains at Rossio station stopped and shop interiors all without electricity.



    Daily 90-minute power cuts ordered by the government because of the country's worst drought in 50 years started last monday affecting the whole Portugal.



    Water levels in reservoir serving hydro-electric power stations are 60 per cent below normal, and France has recently reduced exports of electricity to Portugal for the same reasons.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8X5CIKUPTK4GU5G3J6OH3SM1M
    Media URN:
    VLVA8X5CIKUPTK4GU5G3J6OH3SM1M
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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