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Snow falls in Kent!

Snow at Gillingham FC's ground. Picture: @TheGillsFC

30 November 2017

Reports have come in of light snow in parts of the county... but you might not want to dig out the sledge just yet.


Weather alert: freezing temperatures

Kent County Council gritting lorries getting ready to do their stuff. Library image

25 November 2017

Gritting lorries will be out and about this evening as the temperature is forecast to plummet


Fallen scaffolding and trees toppled after strong winds

The road has been closed because some scaffolding has fallen in Station Road, Rainham.

23 November 2017

Ferries have been delayed, scaffolding has fallen and trees have toppled after high winds battered the county.


Kent to be battered by 70mph winds

Kent is expected to be battered by wind

21 November 2017

The county is set to be hit by winds of up to 70mph and heavy rain as Met Office chiefs warn of difficult driving conditions.


Gritters out as temperatures plummet

Kent's gritters will be out in force tonight

18 November 2017

Main roads throughout the county will be treated tonight with Highways bosses warning motorists to take care.


Cyclist injured by hit-and-run driver

Police and secamb are at the scene. Stock image

09 November 2017

A hit-and-run driver left a cyclist with serious injuries after a crash on a busy road.

Floods heroine in line for £10k national award

The fire service to the rescue in 2000

06 November 2017

A councillor who helped others fight floods while her own home was waterlogged is in line for a national award.


Brian blows over

A huge wave at Dover seafront from Storm Brian. Picture: Tony Flashman

22 October 2017

Kent has escaped severe damage from the violent Storm Brian, suffering just a few fallen trees.


Storm Brian hits Kent

Waves batter the sea wall at Folkestone

21 October 2017

High winds and rain are battering the county as a predicted storm arrives in Kent.


Travel delays as Kent braced for Storm Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

21 October 2017

Precautions are being taken ahead of the arrival of Storm Brian today.


Prepare for a display that's out of this world

Stargazers in Kent are set for a meteor show tonight. Picture: Jason Arthur

20 October 2017

Stargazers across Kent are going to be treated to a meteor shower this evening as the sky lights up with bright space matter.


Get set to be blasted by Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

19 October 2017

A full-blown storm is heading our way... and it's called Brian!


Kent set to be battered by winds

Kent is expected to be battered by wind

18 October 2017

A warning has been issued for turbulent conditions which could affect road, rail and air transport.


Sky ablaze with stunning sunset

The view of Rochester Castle and Cathedral

16 October 2017

A day of topsy turvy weather ended in a stunning sunset which streaked the skies over Kent with vibrant shades of orange, pink and red.

Red sun casts eerie glow over Kent

The sun turned a shade of pink

16 October 2017

Kent has been bathed in an ominous rose-gold glow as Storm Ophelia turned the sun a shade of red.


Ready for a blast of summer?

It's expected to get sunny after the weekend

16 October 2017

It might be Monday, but if you can get outside today you could be treated to temperatures reaching 23C.


Our power struggle with the Great Storm

The fallen tree at Channel Lea, Walmer, showing householder Elizabeth Maltrap. Picture by the late Mercury photographer Basil Kidd

15 October 2017

Workers have told how they battled to restore electricity after the 1987 disaster.


Great Storm claimed 22 lives

Alan Breeze sits among the damage at Brambles animal park in Herne Common, now Wildwood Images

13 October 2017

It's 30 years since 110mph winds caused havoc in Kent and beyond, destroying 15 million trees and creating damage costing £1 billion.


Warning of more flooding on the way

Flood alerts are in place for several areas

06 October 2017

People are warned to stay away from high-risk areas and take care on the coast as tidal surges look set to bring more flooding to parts of Kent.

Moon glows orange over Kent

The harvest moon over Dartford. Picture: Amar Sian

05 October 2017

An amateur photographer captured this stunning image of the Harvest Moon.

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