RNLI calls down because of the rain

Lifeboat crews in the North of England saw their number of call outs drop by 29% this summer. They're crediting the fall on the wet weather. Ross Hutchinson looks at the affect the rain has had.

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RNLI rescues down because of wet summer

The number of RNLI lifeboat launches were down 29 per cent on last summer in the North of England. Lifeboat crews launched 407 times during wettest summer for a century