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Heavy rain ends 'drought' in South West
2:00pm Friday 11th May 2012 in Cornwall
The South West is no longer classed as 'in drought' fafter the downpours of recent weeks, the Environment Agency has said.
Drought has also ended in the Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.
The news comes as no surprise to people in Cornwall, who have suffered one of the wettest April on record.
East Anglia and south-east England remain in drought due to low groundwater levels.