VIDEO: What drought?

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THE Derbyshire Times has been out and about to inspect some of the county’s brimming rivers.

Our photographer Terry Walden filmed the swelling rivers Rother and Hipper in Chesterfield after the Environment Agency issued flood alerts and warnings for the county.

ndet 98723 River Rother at Barrow Hill

ndet 98723 River Rother at Barrow Hill

The shock video comes a week after the Environment Agency announced that Derbyshire had entered official drought status following the fifth driest March in a century.

If you have reports or pictures of flooding, please contact Derbyshire Times reporter Michael Broomhead by calling 01246 504577, emailing michael.broomhead@derbyshiretimes.co.uk or tweeting @micklesb.

Any updates will be posted on the Derbyshire Times website throughout the day.