Record rainfall has lead to flooding in areas such as Wales

Some hosepipe bans to be lifted

Three of the UK's biggest water companies including Anglian Water, have signalled they will lift their hosepipe bans.

Ban on using hosepipes comes in on April 5th

Hosepipe ban

Anglian Water has announced that a hosepipe ban will come into force on April 5th.

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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.

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