Flood warnings after heavy rain

Flood warnings are in place across England after heavy rain, with downpours and gusts of up to 65mph to continue this afternoon,. A canoeist has died after being pulled from a swollen river in North Yorkshire.

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More than 30 'black ice' crashes overnight in Sussex

In Sussex, there were more than 40 crashes on the county's roads between midnight and 7.45am today, Sussex Police has said.

More than 30 of the accidents involved single vehicles sliding off the road because of black ice, prompting advice for motorists to drive with extra care.

Most of the collisions happened in rural areas and no serious injuries were reported, police said.

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