United Kingdom: Wettest year on record for England – and more rain to come

Telegraph: Heavy downpours over the Christmas period coupled with an unseasonably wet summer meant an average of 1,095.8mm of rain has already fallen in England during 2012 -- the highest since records began in 1910. The previous high was an average of 1,093.3mm of rain in 2000. The UK as a whole will also mark its wettest ever year if an average of 46mm of rain falls before the New Year. And that is likely with more heavy rain and gale force winds expected to hit the country over coming days. It......

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