Police today confirmed they recovered the body from a Cumbrian river just hours after a man was reported missing.
Violent 100mph wind will shatter through Britain over the next 72 hours. A powerful Atlantic jet stream sparks of extreme super storms that will gust the country till Christmas.
Witnesses saw a vehicle plunge into the River Kent in Kendal just last night before a man was spotted struggling to climb out.
Police warned people to stay away from the region as bad weather led to crumbling river banks and rising water levels.
Forecasters warn violent storms will rage through this week before a new threat comes from “blizzards” at the end of the week.
Temperatures are about to plummet to -3C as a bitter Arctic blast brings heavy wintry showers to parts of the country.
The cold snap this weekend will come as an added shock to the system following highs of 18C (64F) over the next couple of days.
Britain will face 100mph winds Storms in Blackpool last night as 100mph winds over the next week.
Ferocious 80mph-plus winds have already mauled swathes of the country toppling lorries and whipping up mammoth coastal waves.
Torrential downpours left motorists stranded waist-deep in swirling floodwater and sparked a raft of Government flood alerts and warnings.
Forecasters warn there is more on the way before the next twist in Britain’s frenzied weather dishes up a bout of freezing gales.
Leon Brown, forecaster for The Weather Channel UK, said torrential downpours will dump double the average rainfall before thermometers plunge.
He warned severe gales could reach 100mph before snow hits parts of Scotland, the Pennines and Snowdonia on Friday.
He said: that here was a risk of extreme wind on Thursday night as a deep area of low pressure rushes past northern Scotland.