#Report also says the country - particularly the South - will have a wet rather than a dry summer
#Environment Agency says it is for water companies to make a decision on when to lift their hosepipe bans
Recent months have seen a steady flow of pictures showing Britain’s apparent chronic water shortage, with drying reservoirs and lengthening riverbanks.
But after the persistent downpours which followed that brief spell of hot weather, these comparison images show the same areas enjoying the deluge of water and filling up to their normal levels.
And now, with little excuse for retaining the hosepipe bans and with the forecast of a soggy summer to come, the water companies have announced that Britain is no longer in drought.
Click source to read FULL report from Sean Poulter and Chris Parsons. See also UK Drought Forecast Link