Intense heat kills almost 50,000 fish

The recent heatwave was a welcome boost for our region's tourism industry but it was devastating for our region's rivers and lakes.

Almost 50,000 fish died across the country last month as a result of the weather. The intense heat caused oxygen levels in the water to plunge.


Fish deaths caused by heatwave

The recent heatwave has led to fish dying in rivers and lakes in East Anglia, with officials racing to rescue many more.