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Most of the Midlands is now at high risk of drought, says Environment Agency

by ITV Central News

The majority of the Midlands is now at high risk of drought this year, according to a report released today by The Environment Agency.

The report says parts of Nottinghamshire, South Derbyshire, South Staffordshire and North Gloucestershire could be affected.

This is in addition to areas that have previously been identified as high risk: Shropshire, North Staffordshire, Leicestershire and Warwickshire.