Continuing dry weather poses growing risk to crops

Hydrologist David Boorman updates his blog post from last month concerning soil moisture status as measured by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's COSMOS-UK network.

Soils have dried considerably during June and at the end of the month soil moisture is low across the UK so that some locations vegetation will be under stress. With little rainfall forecast, this situation is likely to worsen in the coming weeks.

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