Areas no longer in drought

The Environment Agency announced today that drought status has been lifted for:

  • South Yorkshire
  • East Yorkshire
  • Cornwall
  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Somerset
  • Bristol
  • Areas of Gloucestershire
  • Areas of Hampshire
  • Most of Wiltshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Derbyshire
  • Staffordshire
  • West Midlands
  • Warwickshire
  • Shropshire
  • Worcestershire
  • Herefordshire
  • Areas of East Anglia

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Drought over in parts of England

South West England, the Midlands and parts of Yorkshire are no longer in drought after persistent and heavy rain in recent weeks, the Environment Agency has said.