Tell us: has the summer weather left your green spaces parched?

Tell us: has the summer weather left your green spaces parched?

We’d like to hear from people who have noticed the severe impact of the weather in their area

The parched grass lands of Greenwich Park in London.

Extreme heat in the UK this summer led to unprecedented grass fires, with major incidents declared in London, South Yorkshire and Leicestershire. It came a temperatures soared to 40C, a direct consequence of a spiralling climate crisis.

Even in areas that managed to avoid the perils fire outbreaks, parks, fields and commons have been left parched, while rivers and reservoirs have dried up due to a lack of rainfall. In the driest July since 1911, there are even concerns of a hosepipe ban being implemented across England’s worst-hit regions.

We’d like to hear from people who have noticed the severe impact of the weather in their area. Is there a field or park near you where all the grass has dried out? Have you noticed a riverbed exposed by the lack of rain? We would also like to see any pictures you have taken of the parched landscape.

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