In Newhaven in East Sussex the family of a teenage boy swept into the sea was said to be "distraught". The 14-year-old was playing in the surf at Newhaven when he disappeared. He's still missing and feared dead. The search for him has been called off.
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Thursday night's weather for the west of the region
Thursday night's weather for the east of the region