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Britain is set to be engulfed by another spell of glorious barbecue weather over the Easter weekend - as forecasters predict one of the hottest Aprils on record.
The South is basking but after driest March in 50 years experts warn that water could soon be rationed
Sri Lanka teems with exotic wildlife, from big cats to the shy slender loris – and with the country welcoming tourists once more, now is the time to visit
Welsh protest, 45 years on: Former residents of Capel Celyn call for removal of the dam that flooded their homes to create a reservoir for Liverpool.
The toxic red sludge that burst out of a metals plant reservoir and inundated three villages reached the Danube today, but an Hungarian emergency official said no immediate damage was evident on Europe's second-longest river.
Hungary has declared a state of emergency in three counties after a flood of toxic red sludge from an alumina plant engulfed several towns and burned people through their clothes. One official called it "an ecological disaster" that may threaten the Danube and other key rivers.
Walk Of The Month: Mardale, Cumbria - Mardale was submerged in the 1930s to supply Manchester with water. Mark Rowe explores its haunting beauty
China's growing thirst for water is driving one of the world's biggest mass relocations, with 440,000 people leaving their homes to make way for a huge man-made canal project to channel water to drought-prone Beijing.
Series of powerful tremors kill 589 in China but death toll may rise much higher
Walk of the Month: Keep the faith. You might see proof that winter is over on this walk. Mark Rowe leads the way
A landslide has dammed Pakistan's Hunza River, creating a vast lake which now threatens 45,000 people downstream
Walk of the Month: Take a walk around the weird stone outcrops of the Peak District, says Mark Rowe. The views are great – if you’re lucky enough to visit on a clear day
A water feature can transform your garden and encourage a wealth of wildlife. Kate Watson-Smyth reports
A Lancaster bomber swooped over a Peak District reservoir today to mark the 65th anniversary of the Dambusters raid.
It has not rained in Tang County since August and Liu Haishui is not expecting much from his peach crop this year.