So far in 2023 there have been 64 Asian hornet nests found in 49 locations.
A nest has been located near Canterbury, Kent, which is due to be destroyed this week.
Active operations continue at a complex site on the coast of Kent, a further nest has been located, which has been destroyed today.
The NBU has initiated active operations at a new location in Folkestone, Kent.
In addition, a number of other locations across Kent are being monitored in response to credible sightings of Asian hornets.