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Thunderstorms threaten to disrupt challenging harvest

Severe thunderstorms are expected to disrupt an already challenging harvest, with flash floods affecting some areas. The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for much of the UK…


Government provides further £6m to help flood-hit farmers

A £6m government fund to support farmers seriously affected by February’s record-breaking floods opened for applications on Thursday (18 June). Eligible farmers and landowners in parts of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire,…


Twitter round-up: Drought-hit crops desperate for rain

May 2020 has been the sunniest and driest calendar month on record, leaving growers across the UK in desperate need for rain to save their crops from the exceptionally dry…


Rain to offer relief for parched crops after driest May

An unsettled spell of weather forecast for the UK over the next 10 days is set to offer relief for parched crops after the sunniest spring on record – which…

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