A huge inflatable water slide has been set up in Norwich city centre as part of the Lord Mayor’s Celebration events.
Hundreds of spectators lined the streets to see people having a go on 100-metre three lane SlideRider.
The slide was there to raise money for Cancer Research UK. It was also the perfect way to cool down in the heat!
Norwich was the hottest place in the UK at midday on Saturday 4th July 2015 with a temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) recorded at the city's international airport.
Many places in the Anglia region had their hottest July day on record on Wednesday when the thermometer touched 35.3°C (95.5°F) at Wittering in Cambridgeshire.
With every good heatwave in the British summer there is nearly always a spectacular thunderstorm or two.
The early hours of Saturday 4 July saw widespread electrical storms across East Anglia.
At Hitchin in Hertfordshire there was 35 mm of rain, which is more than normally falls in two weeks in July.
The overnight deluge make it the wettest day of the year so far in the East of England.
Rainfall totals in the Anglia region in the 12 hours to 10am on Saturday
- 21.4 mm in Bedford
- 21.2 mm in Woburn, Bedfordshire
- 17.6 mm in Monks Wood near Sawtry, Cambridgeshire
- 15.0 mm in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
- 13.6 mm in Holbeach, Lincolnshire
- 11.8 mm in Wattisham, Suffolk
- 8.0 mm in Writtle, Essex
- 7.2 mm in Cambridge
- 3.8 mm in Norwich
Fine and dry throughout the day with some good long sunny spells, feeling hot in the afternoon sun. Highs of 29 deg C (84 deg F).Read the full story ›
After what's been the hottest day in the region for almost 10 years there are warnings tonight about the dangers of swimming in open water.Read the full story ›
There are fresh warnings today of the dangers of open water swimming after a man died at a Suffolk Reservoir last night.
The body of a man, believed to be in his 20s, was pulled from Alton water Reservoir in Tattingstone, near the Dedham Vale, after a major search by emergency services.
They were called at around 8pm last night after reports that the man was seen going under the water.
"We are asking people to stay safe following a tragic incident at Alton Water near Ipswich last night.
The best way to stay safe in or near the water is to take some sensible precautions and prevent accidents from happening."
The start of July could see the hottest day in East Anglia for nine years if temperatures rise above 33.4°C.Read the full story ›
With temperatures rising and expected to top 30 degrees here are some top tips from experts on how to stay safe in the sunRead the full story ›
Temperatures will be rising over the next few days but does that mean a heatwave for the Anglia region?Read the full story ›
It's been a day of clearing up for hundreds of people after flash flooding hit the region over the weekend.
In Essex more than 200 homes were affected - while the storms and sudden downpour also caused problems for more than 60 homes in and around Norwich.
In both cases residents are calling for action to prevent a repeat.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer