England could face drought beyond spring 2023 as dry autumn looms

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Projections from the National Drought Group (NDG) and the Environment Agency (EA) warn a dry autumn could leave much of the country in drought next year, as climate impacts continue to bite

Much of England is likely to face drought conditions beyond Spring next year amid expectations of a dry autumn ahead, potentially forcing water companies to impose use restrictions on consumers, the National...

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