Lifeboat crews in Suffolk were called out more than twice as many times this summer compared to last year, according to figures released today by the RNLI.
Among the calls were a dramatic rescue in Lowestoft and a callout under the roughest recorded weather conditions in Aldeburgh.
Lifeboat stations in Essex and Norfolk have been very busy too which a 16% rise in launches across the region.
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Rain this morning will clear to sunny spells and scattered showers this afternoon.
A film put together by UNISON has highlighted the growing pressures ambulance staff in the East of England are facing.
Outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, tomorrow morning will clear to showers by the afternoon.