Last year's record rainfall destroyed millions of pounds worth of crops on our farms. There are fears that this year's harvests could also be severely reduced, triggering food price rises.
The Met Office says we could be facing ten years of increasing rainfall. Fred spoke to Richard Dodd from the British Retail Consortium earlier - and asked him how all this will affect our weekly shop.
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Wednesday morning's weather for the west of the region
Wednesday morning's weather for the east of the region
The Transport Select Committee says the government needs to demonstrate that a lorry park will be the best solution for Operation Stack.