Video: Hastings lifeboat launched. They are helping a yacht in difficulties with three people on board. Seas are very, very rough. Yacht is nine miles south of the lifeboat station.
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Mostly dry and bright this afternoon with cloud building and rain arriving from the west later.
A risk of heavy downpours in parts of Kent this afternoon. Elsewhere, mostly dry with sunny spells.
Thunderstorms and heavy downpours caused flooding across the Meridian region yesterday. Some residents have been evacuated from their homes.