Drought is over – and temperatures drop
Drought is over – and temperatures drop.
JERSEY is no longer in an absolute drought, following outbreaks of rain overnight.
The Island went 19 days without any measurable rain.
There were a total of four droughts over the year, totalling 91 days.
Meanwhile, forecasters say the cold weather is likely to last for the next few days.
Scattered rain and hail showers with the risk of thunder are also expected to push across the Island overnight on Tuesday.
Some parts of the UK have already seen sleet and snow showers, with temperatures rising no higher than 4c in parts of the north.
Temperatures are likely to rise towards the end of the week, with Jersey Met currently forecasting a high of 16c for Saturday.
Five-day forecast: Click here.
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