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.

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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.