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Road closed due to flooding accident

Police have closed the road

31 August 2017

A busy road had to be closed due to an accident caused by flooding as heavy showers hit parts of Kent.


Could Kent set holiday heat record?

Hot and hazy days in Hythe. File picture

28 August 2017

Kent could help set a UK record today - as it basks in temperatures set to hit 29C.


Where to make a splash this summer

25 August 2017

Here's our guide to Kent's Blue Flag beaches to head for this summer.


'It was like War of the Worlds'

Loud thunder-claps were mistaken for explosions by Maidstone residents

23 August 2017

Residents were woken by brilliant white flashes of light and "deafening" thunder claps as a freak storm passed over Kent.


Flood alert as heavy rain batters Kent

Cars carefully negotiate flood water in Darnley Road, Strood. Picture: Justine Church

09 August 2017

Parts of the county are at risk of flooding after more than 30mm of rainfall within 12 hours.


Dramatic footage of "tornado" captured over Kent

The tornado funnel cloud forming over Sheppey. Picture: Damon Webb of Swale Weather Watch HQ

09 August 2017

Storm-chaser films formation of tornado funnel cloud over the Kent coast.


Summer washout continues

Heavy rain is on the way. Stock image.

07 August 2017

A weather warning has been issued for heavy rain for the next few days, which could cause travel problems and flooding of homes and businesses.


Kent battered by hailstones

Kent's seen some hailstones today. Library picture

05 August 2017

The county has enjoyed a mix of sunshine, heavy rain, hailstones and thunder and lightening in what is usually the sunniest month of the year.


Weather delays at port

The traffic is gridlocked in the area. Credit: Dan Poole

29 July 2017

Delays of up to three and a half hours are being experienced at the Port of Dover.


Car stranded as road floods

Is it a boat? No, it's a car driving through Swanscombe. Picture: Lukas Ejza

24 July 2017

A road notorious for flooding was turned into a virtual river during a downpour at the weekend.


Residents suffer internet issues following storm

Residents reported connection issues.

19 July 2017

Those living on a housing estate have reported connection problems with their BT services.


New weather warning issued as Kent hit by storms

Kent is expecting a battering during the weather warning

19 July 2017

After a night of severe thunderstorms and flooding, we're being warned there could be more of the same to come.


Floods cause signal failure

Gillingham level crossing, Ingram Road, Gillingham. Picture: Andy Payton

19 July 2017

Motorists faced long delays at a level crossing after flooding damaged signalling equipment.

Pool complex shut after thunderstorm

Disappointed school children turned away from the pool this morning

19 July 2017

A swimming pool is still closed to the public after severe thunderstorms hit its electricity supply last night.

Spectacular lightning storm strikes district

Paul Darby took this stunning photo of Herne Bay clock tower

19 July 2017

Keen photographers captured some stunning photos as the district was battered by a spectacular storm last night.

Thunderstorms and downpours heading our way

A lightning bolt during a thunderstorm. Library picture

17 July 2017

Kent could see flooding, thunderstorms and heavy downpours after weather experts slapped a severe weather warning on the county.


Drivers face flooded road at retail park

The A20 London Road at Aylesford is flooded. Pic courtesy of @miketango901

12 July 2017

Drivers passing a retail park are set for a wet ride as heavy rain has caused flooding to nearby roads.


Deluge set to hit Kent amid weather warning

The Met Office is warning of heavy downpours today

10 July 2017

Severe, sudden downpours are set to hit the county - as the glorious weather comes to a halt with a jolt.


Stormy weather threatens to bring floods

A weather warning's been placed on Kent. File picture

06 July 2017

A weather warning remains in place for heavy rain across Kent.


Warning of heavy rain and storms

Heavy rain. Stock picture.

04 July 2017

Forecasters have issued a warning for bursts of intense downpours, which could flood roads, homes and businesses in the worst-hit places.

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