United Kingdom: Drought declared as shortages set to last until autumn

Telegraph: Parts of Britain are now officially suffering from drought after one of the warmest and driest springs for more than 100 years. The counties officially suffering drought are Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Areas in the South West, South East, Midlands and Wales are experiencing near-drought conditions. Across the whole of England and Wales, 2011 had the second driest spring since 1910 and the......

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