The former High Sheriff of Derbyshire was swept away for half a mile after driving into floodwater, an inquest has heard.
Temperatures could reach their lowest so far this autumn, with a frosty night ahead, the Met Office has warned.
Drivers are being urged to think safe in case of frost and ice on north-east roads.
Despite enduring days of severe floods, there will be no let-up for stricken communities in central and northern England as more heavy rain is expected to fall on Thursday night.
More than 800 properties across parts of England have been affected by flooding so far, with the Met Office warning of more rain on the way.
Communities across parts of England and Wales woke up to a blanket of snow as forecasters warned of further rain in flood-hit areas.
Drivers are being warned to take care this morning after icy conditions and snow hit the north-east.
Snow has fallen across parts of England and Wales as Yorkshire prepares for further rain after days of flooding.
"Showers will be wintery above 200m away from the coast across Aberdeenshire and Moray, with 1-2cm of snow possible."
Nearly 100 soldiers have arrived in South Yorkshire to aid communities which have been cut off by flooding.
A social enterprise that gives out free books to children is receiving support from the public after having its stock decimated by flood water.
A rescue operation is under way to save dozens of swans following an oil spillage caused by flooding in the north of England.
A military helicopter is working through the night to bolster defences in flood-hit South Yorkshire as more rain is forecast.
People who stayed in a flooded village cut off by river water have been urged to leave by a council as more rain is forecast across the UK.
The UK is in for another wet and unsettled week as communities already hit by flooding remain on high alert after heavy downpours left rivers swollen.
Remembrance Sunday services will take place under largely bright, chilly and dry conditions, but swollen rivers mean flood alerts remain in force across the country – with further rain expected on Sunday night.
Flood warnings remain in place across parts of the country as police named a woman who was swept to her death amid heavy rainfall in Derbyshire.
The parts of Britain which have been battered by heavy floods are set to receive respite while snow is falling in other parts of the country.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the widespread flooding across the UK “is not looking like something we need to escalate to the level of a national emergency”.
Residents have been forced from their homes, shoppers sought sanctuary in a shopping centre overnight and travel routes remain majorly disrupted across the north of England as a month’s worth of rain fell in just 24 hours.
Parts of England endured a month’s worth of rain in 24 hours, with scores of people rescued or forced to evacuate their homes, others stranded overnight in a shopping centre, and travel plans thrown into chaos.
Torrential rain has caused disruption on the transport network in parts of England, with train and road users urged against travelling on certain routes.
Parts of Yorkshire and the Midlands are waking up to their wettest day in years, with flooding and home evacuations having continued overnight.
More flooding misery is expected on Friday as the torrential downpours which brought flooded roads and home evacuations continue.
A deluge of rain is expected across parts of England and Wales as party leaders continue on their campaign trails ahead of the December election.
Residents living next to a river have described a delay on a flood prevention project as a “necessary nuisance”.
A woman in her 60s has died after a tree is believed to have fallen on her car in Dorset.
Landowners in the north-east are being encouraged to check on their trees following a period of high winds.
Many parts of the UK have been hit by flooding after heavy rain swept across the country over the weekend. The wet weather then gave way to the autumn’s first widespread frost, with some parts of Ireland also affected.
“These kebabs are lovely to cook on the barbecue, but are just as good made on a chargrill pan if the weather isn’t ideal,” explains chef Ainsley Harriott. “The toasted coconut adds a nutty sweetness to this spicy dish.”