Warmest April since records began in UK

Help

It has been the hottest April on record, with temperatures in most of England and eastern parts of Scotland and Wales more than 5C above normal.

But while many people have been enjoying the warmth, farmers have begun to worry about their crops, and wildfires have been causing problems.

Jeremy Cooke reports.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.