Helicopter and lifeboat in stormy seas
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UK storms: RNLI hunt for missing Newhaven boy

27 October 2013 Last updated at 22:15 GMT

A search has been taking place for a 14-year-old boy, swept into the sea in Sussex.

Sussex Police received a call at 16:15 GMT to say the boy, who had been swimming with a friend off West Beach in Newhaven, had been "swept away by the current".

The BBC's Nathalie Graham says the conditions for the search are "extremely challenging".

Footage courtesy of RNLI