Autumn benefits from wet Welsh summer


With droughts at the start of the year and a soaking wet Welsh summer, the weather in 2012 has had us talking for all the wrong reasons.

But there may be a positive side to that rain-soaked summer, with some experts saying it could be the reason for a spectacularly colourful autumn.

The Forestry Commission says dampness earlier in the year can bring out stronger colours before leaves fall, and can prolong autumn colour on our trees.

Brendon Williams 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.