The heavy rainfall has prompted Thames Water and Southern Water to lift their hosepipe bans from tomorrow. Southern Water's four reservoirs - including Bewl Water on the Kent Sussex border - are now more than eighty per cent full thanks to the downpours of the past three months.
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Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
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