UK Drought

  • 15 Mar 2012

    Welcome rain potential for drought-hit areas

    Only a few days ago, the Environment Agency released a report that looked at the prospects of drought across the UK in the coming months, highlighting that drought conditions could spread if the dry weather continues.

  • 9 Mar 2012

    Winter 2011/12 – the final verdict

    The Met Office have just released the winter season statistics that includes the months of December, January and February, so I thought I’d take a quick look at them and summarise the main points.

  • 8 Mar 2012

    Another dry spell on the way for the UK

    Despite a promising start to March, with the first week of the month bringing rain to all parts of the UK, the next week or so is looking largely dry – not welcome news for the areas suffering from drought.

  • 5 Mar 2012

    Welcome rainfall in the right places

    During the past 24 hours a band of heavy and persistent rain has spread across much of England and Wales, bringing welcome and much needed rainfall.

  • 16 Feb 2012

    UK drought prospects revisited

    It’s being reported that the environment secretary has called for a drought summit next week in the face of drought fears during the coming months, so how have we got to the point where we are now?