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Storm Dennis: One dead and four major incidents declared amid severe flooding

Kate Ng, Peter Stubley
An aerial view of the Welsh village of Crickhowell which has been cut off as the river Usk bursts its banks at Crickhowell bridge near the Bridge End Inn: Getty Images

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning for Wales as Storm Dennis unleashed torrential rain over the UK.

One man died after being pulled from the River Tawe near Swansea but police said it was not related to the weather.

The Environment Agency said that a record number of flood alerts were in force on Sunday, including severe warnings for the River Teme in mid Wales.

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