22nd May - Today's News: Call to Redefine 'Drought'

UK weather to improve with forecasters predicting sunny end to May, but this may bring out the midges.   And so far as Summer weather: best hope is cool and damp, say officials.  We're not out of the water shortage yet.  And we should redefine concept of drought, Environment Agency urges - I agree.  The media have had a field day showing their ignorance - and misleading the public - over recent weeks. 

And there's evidence that Earth's water cycle intensifying with atmospheric warming (which is what we expect - and means we could face a lot more 'all or nothing' rainfall in the future)

Chile's vanishing Patagonian lake periodically empties itself ...


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