Low water levels at a canal
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Dry months raise drought concerns

The Environment Agency has said that the drought which has affected parts of England could continue into next summer because of low winter rainfall.

The lack of rain over the past few months has caused groundwater levels to fall in many areas.

There are plans to assess the likelihood of a continuing drought early next year.

The BBC's Daniel Boettcher reports.

  • 01 Dec 2011
  • From the section UK