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High winds causing travel chaos

Traffic builds up this morning before the Dartford exit of the M25

31 March 2015

Strong winds are causing travel chaos this morning, with tailbacks around the QEII bridge, roads blocked and delays to ferry services.


Fallen tree partially obstructed road

Fallen tree. Stock image

31 March 2015

KCC Highways has warned motorists of a fallen tree in Alkham Valley Road this morning.

Weald road closed after tree falls onto power cables

There's no signs. Stock image

31 March 2015

A road in Hawkhurst has been shut after a tree fell in the high winds.

Kent set for a wet and windy Easter weekend

Kent is suffering wet and windy weather. Stock image.

30 March 2015

Spring may have sprung, but anyone hoping for a warm and bright Easter break will be disappointed as forecasters predict wet and windy conditions.


Eclipse... what eclipse?

The solar eclipse was blocked by cloud cover

20 March 2015

Viewers missed out on eclipse after grey skies and thick cloud cover blocked visibility.


Cricket stars join fight to save 200-year-old club

The pavilion at Yalding Cricket Club under water during the 2013 winter floods

18 March 2015

Well known sporting faces have added their support to a campaign to keep Yalding Cricket Club running, by asking more members to join.

Gloomy outlook as warm weekend draws to a close

Jasmine Chambers, three, enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather

08 March 2015

Don't put your winter coats away just yet. After an unseasonably warm weekend, weather experts offer a more gloomy forecast.


Reserve gets £10k funding boost

Gazen Salts Nature Reserve Warden Karen Potter with DDC cabinet member Cllr Nicholas Kenton at the reserve.

06 March 2015

A lump sum of £10,000 has been pledged to the Gazen Salts Nature Reserve to enable it to reopen after it was flooded in December 2013.


What happens in Vegas...comes to Dartford

05 March 2015

Thames Water say a £3.2 million trial to store fresh water underground will be built in a Kent village - the same technique used in desert regions.

High winds mean ferry delays possible

Port of Dover

28 February 2015

Delayed ferry sailings are possible from the Port of Dover tonight and into the morning because of gale force winds.

Kent flood alerts lifted

Flooding on the Isle of Sheppey yesterday. Picture: Thomas Walton

22 February 2015

The Environment Agency has lifted five alerts which were in place in coastal areas of the county.

Warning in place as Met Office predicts snow

Snow in Iwade earlier this week. Picture: Geoffrey Bew.

05 February 2015

The Met Office weather warning for sleet and snow has been extended into Friday.


Search for missing boat called off

The trawler went missing off the Kent coast

31 January 2015

The major search for a fishing boat which went missing off the Kent coast has been called off.


Is snow on its way?

Library image

31 January 2015

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice in the south east.


Kent sees more of the white stuff

30 January 2015

Snow is continuing to fall in Kent today - with the county hit by a severe weather warning.


Snow showers hit the county

We could be in for some snow

21 January 2015

Parts of Kent are taking another snow hit, as wintry showers strike for the second day running.


Snow hits Kent

Snow at Whitfield near Dover. Picture: Scott Janaway

20 January 2015

Kent has seen a covering of snow as flurries hit parts of the county.


Rail delays after train breaks down in the snow

Train in the snow. Stock image.

20 January 2015

Freezing weather conditions have caused a train to break down and left a busy line blocked.


Warning as rain set to lash Kent

A warning of rain has been slapped on Kent

16 January 2015

Heavy rain or even snow showers are set to blitz the county this weekend.

Weatherman's wintry outlook for Kent

16 January 2015

Parts of the county could be in for some snow next week, according to an amateur meteorologist who has successfully predicted its arrival in the past.

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