Body recovered in search for NSW swimmer

Karen Sweeney

A body has been found in the search for a swimmer missing at a Royal National Park beach after a major storm swept across the Sydney area.

Emergency services began a large-scale search for two people at Wattamolla Beach just after 5pm on Monday.

NSW Police confirmed a woman was pulled from the water in an unknown condition.

The body of a second person, believed to be a man, is also understood to have been recovered.