A woman in Sussex has died following an explosion at her home this afternoon, a man is reported missing from Seaford and there are fresh fears for flooding across the region for the new year as river levels in the South East remain high.
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A big surge has been revealed in the number of asylum-seeking children who've been brought across the Channel and taken into care in Kent.
Thursday morning's weather for the east of the region
Thursday mornings weather for the west of the region