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Hosepipe bans to be lifted following heavy downpours

Hosepipe bans are to be lifted today because of heavy downpours across Britain.

Thames Water, Anglian Water and Southern Water will today formally announce the end of the restrictions which have been in place since early April.

But the restrictions introduced early in April were followed by record rainfall across the UK for that month, and more rain in May and the beginning of June.

Daybreak's Katy Fawcett reports from Middleton on Sea.

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