Sussex Police say their officers in Adur have just confirmed that the suspected bomb found in Shoreham is in fact an abandoned gas cylinder.
As a result the footbridge in Shoreham is now reopening.
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Last night's torrential downpours caused flash flooding in Kent. 17 properties were affected in Ightham as well as ice floes in Kemsing.
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.