She then spoke to a Hampshire-based farmer called Matt Culley about how his crops have been seriously impacted by the drought.
“We have not seen much rain since the end of May,” Matt explained. “This is the driest I have ever known it on this farm.
“We’ve had no rain at all and it’s really been compounded by the dry spring.”
Standing in front of a field of maize, he told Alexis the crop should have been “twice the size” as it is.