England’s heatwave hangover

These superb MODIS satellite images from Nasa show how the bulk of England turned from a vibrant green in June to a parched brown a month later, as the weeks-long heatwave reached its peak.

At the beginning of September the South and North Downs are once again turning green but, after the driest summer for 15 years in many places, the landscape still has a long way to go.

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