UK facing drought in August following extreme heat

Hosepipe bans could be brought in and farmers restricted from irrigating crops

The UK is facing the prospect of a drought being declared in August, experts have said, warning of potential crop failures after a period of remarkably dry weather and extreme heat.

Hosepipe bans for households could be brought in across the UK and farmers could be restricted from irrigating their crops if the government implements a drought plan.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/25/uk-drought-extreme-heat-dry

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