25 June 1997
Weekend of rain brings respite from drought

Thunderstorms brought relief from the drought over the weekend. Similar weather is forecast from Wednesday for the rest of the week. The most severe storms were in East Anglia, London, the South East and parts of the Midlands. The heaviest rainfall recorded on Sunday was at Hastings, East Sussex, where 1.9 inches fell.

  • The Daily Telegraph 23/06/97 page 1, page 3
  • The Times 23/06/97 page 1, page 24