The drought that hit England this spring has left lakes and rivers dried up and fish gasping for water. Fearing a rapid loss of fish, the Environment Agency in Yorkshire sent out a rescue team to the river Rye to gather fish and crayfish before they suffocated or became a meal for predators. The fish were transferred to another area where water is still flowing.
This is the driest spring some parts of Yorkshire have seen in 100 years, according to The Guardian. If the drought continues, hosepipe bans could be put into place as they have been in other parts of England.
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