United Kingdom: Summer drought looms following ‘driest March for 60 years’

Guardian: Water shortages may become a reality in England and Wales following an exceptionally dry March. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA England and Wales had their driest March in more than 60 years, with some parts of Cambridgeshire having less than 2mm – less than is normally recorded in the Sahara desert at this time of year – according to figures released by the government's centre for hydrology and ecology (CEH). Experts warned that the next few weeks could be critical for water companies, farmers......

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