Heading for the wettest year ever

Provisional figures from the Met Office from 1 January to 26 December 2012 show that some parts of the UK have already had their wettest year on record. A further 46 mm of rain is needed from for this to be the wettest year on record. Find out more at the Met Office News Blog site here

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Record breaking washout in 2012

A map just released by the Meteorological Office shows just how wet 2012 has been. The chart reveals how much more rain we had this year compared to last and just where in the region was the wettest.