In recent years southern England, Western France, Belgium and the Netherlands have experienced pretty bad droughts from April - August, and this year is on course for the same again. That will be the 3rd consecutive year that this has happened.
It's extremely dry here already. The ground is totally parched and it is dust down to about an inch. My last measurable rainfall was over 3 weeks ago now and that was only 0.04 inches. In total I have only received 0.31 inches of rainfall over the p
When you posted this, London was sitting at 34C (94F), as was Guildford. I know because I was on my break at work and checked at 11am, immediately after you had posted. So you were clearly trying to downplay it.
Again, not true. I'm right out in the rural countryside here, and although we can get some chilly nights under the clear skies here in summer, the lowest I have recorded in the past 2 weeks is 9.1C (48F) and we have only had 2 nights below 50F during that time here. So stop tryin