UK braced for drought after ‘excessively dry’ April 

Tim Channon did warm of this;
https://weatheraction.wordpress.com/2017/01/09/drought-2017-s-central-and-se-england/
The upcoming cool phase of the AMO will not do us many favours.

See also Paul Homewood’s take;

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/fears-of-a-summer-drought-in-britain

Tallbloke's Talkshop

Credit: BBC / Met Office
Contrasting weather situations for the UK and the US, post El Niño. Even the wettest place in England is ‘bone dry’.

There are fears the UK could be braced for widespread drought this summer after “excessively dry conditions”, says ITV News.

The Environment Agency said the UK saw just 35% of its normal rainfall in April and farmers have been warned crops could fail.The unusual weather spell follows the driest winter since 1995-1996.

Minette Batters, Deputy President of the National Farmers’ Union, told ITV News: “I think many of my farming colleagues in East Anglia, in the south east are seeing excessively dry conditions.”

Farmer James Winslade told ITV News: “Arable farmers, grass farmers, dairy farmers – it doesn’t make any difference. They’re all worried. They’ve all cut grass earlier than they normally would have done and we haven’t had the rain to get…

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