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A body has been found in the hunt for a missing man who went missing during Storm Angus.
Russell Sherwood, 69, from Cilfrew in Neath, went missing while travelling to collect his wife from Ewenny, Bridgend, early on Sunday morning.
Due to the treacherous weather conditions and flooding along the route he would have travelled, it was believed his vehicle had entered the River Ogmore.
A silver Ford Focus thought to belong to Mr Sherwood was found in the River Ogmore on Tuesday.
Police divers entered the river when the search for Mr Sherwood resumed at first light this morning.
A recovery operation is underway and South Wales Police say enquiries to identify the body will follow in due course.
Mr Sherwood’s family have been informed of the discovery and are being updated and supported by specially trained officers.
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Homeowners and businesses across the country have been counting the cost of flood damage, after two days of heavy rain.
It is causing travel chaos in many areas with roads blocked and train services cancelled.
The Environment Agency has 16 flood warnings and 102 flood alerts in place and warned of a continuing flood risk in Dorset and York as rain causes the rivers to gradually rise.
The Met Office said Storm Angus, which had brought gusts of around 50mph over higher ground and coastal areas in the South East, is becoming more settled.
Police searching for a pensioner who disappeared three days ago during Storm Angus believe they have found his car.
Russell Sherwood, from Neath in south Wales, hasn't been seen since Sunday.
South Wales Police said a search for Mr Sherwood in the River Ogmore had been stood down for the night due to "treacherous conditions" but will resume on Wednesday morning.
His family are being kept "fully informed" of developments and are being supported by specially trained officers, the force added.
Earlier, police said they had recovered a car bumper believed to belong to Mr Sherwood.
A 39-year-old woman who was rescued from the sea near Folkestone has died, Kent Police said.
Kent Police was called at 6.54am following a report of a woman in the sea.
Folkestone and Dungeness coastguard, Doverlifeboat and a helicopter were dispatched to an area off the harbour. The woman later died in hospital.
Police said they are not currently treating the death as suspicious, and a report is being prepared for the Coroner.
Police have recovered a car bumper believed to belong to Russell Sherwood, a 69-year-old man who went missing during Storm Angus in South Wales on Sunday.
The bumper bears the registration of Mr Sherwood's vehicle, officials said.
Officers resumed the search on Tuesday and said they would focus their attention on the River Ogmore, specifically the area near the dipping bridge.
Superintendent Simon Davies of South Wales Police said: "This remains a difficult search in very testing conditions. The river is very swollen and fast flowing, and as such specialist officers with specialist equipment are conducting the search.
"The conditions at the search area remain treacherous and while we understand that people want to assist in helping to find Mr Sherwood, we would strongly advise the public to stay clear of the area."
Heavy rain brought severe disruption to cross-Pennine train services, with the main Sheffield to Manchester line remaining closed on Tuesday due to flooding and fallen trees.
Passengers on one of the last services into Sheffield said staff reported several problems on the line, including landslips and standing water.
Meanwhile, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said it received over 70 calls about flooding on Monday evening.
Further north, North Yorkshire Fire Service said it rescued eight people from cars on Monday evening, as crews were called out to 22 flooding incidents.
Fire crews in Greater Manchester were called out to 157 incidents as a storm hit the region on Monday evening.
Call handlers dealt with around 230 calls between 4pm and 9pm.
Floodwater trapped Stalybridge residents in their homes, with firefighters arriving around 6pm to give advice to people stranded.
Later in the evening, a water unit carried two couples to safety after the ground floors of their homes became submerged in floodwater.
MeanwhThe Well-I-Hole Bridge in Greenfield, Oldham, was closed due to fears that it might collapse. Oldham Council also reported a culvert had collapsed on Beal Lane, Shaw.
Overnight torrential downpours forced passengers onboard a ferry in the Irish Sea to spend the night in howling gales off the Welsh coast.
The Stena Europe ferry which left Ireland at 9am on Monday with 87 passengers and 59 crew, was unable to dock at Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, due to "extreme weather conditions".
After a second unsuccessful attempt to dock, the crew decided to stay at sea overnight. A third attempt to dock is scheduled for midday on Tuesday.
Wind and rain will continue to batter parts of Britain on Tuesday, threatening further travel disruption and chaos.
A total of 75 flood warnings commanding immediate action were issued to parts of the north west, north east, south west, midlands and East Anglia on Tuesday morning along with 217 flood alerts across the country.
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A windy day across the UK with sunshine in the north and cloud in the south.
Homeowners and businesses affected by the severe weather are being advised to contact their insurer as soon as possible.