Tag Archives: Shropshire

Why are we in drought?

Rainfall amounts across many parts of the UK have been below average for the last two years. Importantly, this includes two dry winters – the periods when we would normally expect our rainfall to replenish river, reservoir and groundwater levels. … Continue reading

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Freezing night with further snow to come in the week ahead

It was another very cold night across much of the UK last night, with temperatures falling as low as -19.6 C at Shawbury in Shropshire.  The extreme low temperatures were caused by a combination of snow cover, gentle winds and … Continue reading

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