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Dover and Deal was hit by storms over weekend

Lewis James Anderson's view from his back garden in Dover last night

19 July 2014

The county was hit by storms over the weekend with residents in Dover and Deal capturing some amazing pictures.

Homes in Kent damaged by storm

The lightning strike has destroyed the home in South Street

19 July 2014

An elderly couple have been rescued and several properties damaged after lightning struck homes across Kent.


Family left homeless by lightning strike

The home has suffered extensive damage

19 July 2014

A family have been left homeless after a lightning bolt set their house on fire last night.


Kent back on flood alert on hottest day of year

The woman and children were rescued from floodwater. Picture: Library image

18 July 2014

As Kent swelters on the warmest day of the year, the Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for heavy thundery showers and flooding.

Top 10 places to keep cool in Kent as heatwave hits

As it's the weekend, the pool will be full of children

18 July 2014

It's sizzling outside, so here are our suggestions for the top places to keep cool in Kent.


Hospitals prepare for influx as Kent hotter than Honolulu

Medical experts have warned people to stay hydrated on the beach in Kent, such as at Dymchurch

18 July 2014

Hospitals across Kent are preparing for an influx of patients, with A&E departments already reporting an increase in conditions caused by the heat.


Fires break out as homes across Kent are struck by lightning

This spectacular image shows the storm clouds over Greenhithe. Picture: @londonviewpts

18 July 2014

See dramatic pictures of last nights severe storms as it emerges properties were damaged by lightning strikes.


'Stay indoors' warning as temperatures set to soar

It's expected to get sunny after the weekend

17 July 2014

Officials are urging people in Kent to stay indoors during the hottest part of the day as the county is put on heatwave alert.


Water firm ‘not doing enough to stop flooding’

Flooding in Castlemere Avenue, Queenborough

17 July 2014

Residents who live in constant fear of their houses and gardens flooding have hit out at Southern Water, saying they have been failed by the company.

Kent set to sizzle in 30C heatwave on hottest week of year

Briony Mepham and Luke enjoy an ice cream in Gravesend

14 July 2014

Temperatures are hotting up across the county as Kent is set to bask in the hottest week of the year.


The sandbags are back... as rain lashes Kent

Sandwich is submerged in several inches of rain. Picture: Red Cow

13 July 2014

Parts of the county have been submerged in several inches of rain as flash floods and storms hit towns.

Flash flood warnings in Kent

Drivers are warned of localised flooding in Kent. Picture: Library image

10 July 2014

There have been warnings of possible flash floods across the County as heavy rain fall is expected tonight.

Kent hit with flood warning as heavy downpours forecast

Drivers are warned of localised flooding in Kent. Picture: Library image

08 July 2014

The Met Office has warned of flooding in Kent after issuing a weather warning for heavy thundery downpours.


Safety advice after RNLI rescue female kayaker

Walmer lifeboat in action. Stock Image.

02 July 2014

Walmer lifeboat volunteers have issued safety advice after rescuing a woman kayaker in the sea this morning.

Flood warning as Kent braced for washout weekend

Drivers are warned of localised flooding in Kent. File picture

27 June 2014

The Met Office has issued a weather alert for Kent as heavy downpours across the county could lead to flooding.


Another tornado spotted forming over Kent

A funnel cloud was spotted forming over Broadstairs. Picture: @japseyeguy

25 June 2014

Members of the public have been stunned to see what appears to be a tornado forming over the county.


Pictured: Rare 'upside-down rainbow' spotted over Kent

A circumzenithal arc spotted in the sky over Kent. Picture: Karen Thomas

18 June 2014

A rare weather phenomenen that looks like an upside-down rainbow has left people looking to the skies over Kent.

Dredging needed to fight repeat of devastating floods

Flood-hit Yalding was among the worst affected

17 June 2014

Cash needs to be found so communities such as Yalding and Maidstone aren't stranded by floods, a report's revealed.


Kent hit with weather warning as county put on flood alert

Drivers are warned of localised flooding in Kent. File picture

06 June 2014

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Kent as heavy downpours are expected to bring poor driving conditions and flooding.


'Tornadoes' spotted over Kent

A 'tornado' forming at Tilmanstone, as seen from a car boot sale. Picture: @ChelsieMeakin

02 June 2014

Sky-spotters were stunned to see what appeared to be several twisters forming in the skies over Kent.

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