The search for a 34 year old kayaker who went missing on the River Usk in Powys yesterday will resume this morning.
The man had been out kayaking with a group at the time of his disappearance.
An aerial search is expected to take place this morning, while a decision is made whether to resume the river search.
A Dyfed Powys Police spokesperson said: “Yesterday we searched an 11 mile stretch, and today we are bringing up officers from our marine unit in Pembrokeshire and specialist dogs who we hope will help us narrow down the search area.
“With recent wet weather conditions both the river and its banks are extremely hazardous at the present time, so we have to proceed with caution."
A kayaker has gone missing in Powys, after getting into difficulty on the River Usk. The man, who is believed to be in his thirties, was kayaking with a group in the Llangynidr area, at around 1pm this afternoon when he was reported missing. Alexandra Lodge sent this report.
Dyfed-Powys Police is dealing with an incident in the Llangynidr area on the River Usk. A report was received at 1pm today that a kayaker had got into difficulty in the river whilst kayaking with a group and had not been seen since.
Dyfed-Powys Police officers including specialist searchers and the force helicopter are at scene, as are Mountain Rescue, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, HM Coastguard and a Search and Rescue helicopter.
The missing kayaker is believed to be a man in his thirties and his family have been informed. Weather conditions are said to be very difficult and challenging at the scene and all efforts are being made in the on-going search and rescue operation.
Police are advising people to stay away from the scene for their safety due to the conditions.