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Warning of strong winds as storm hits

Strong winds are on the way. Picture: Gary Browne

12 September 2017

A warning has been issued for strong winds in Kent as Storm Aileen hits, prompting highways chiefs to advise vulnerable drivers to avoid bridges.


MP calls for more Hurricane Irma support

Hurricane Irma is currently passing through the British Virgin Islands towards Florida. Picture: Nasa

09 September 2017

A Kent MP has written to government ministers to raise concerns about the level of relief offered to British territories badly hit by Hurricane Irma.


Thunderstorm lights up Kent night

Lightning across Sheppey. Picture: Matt Bromley

02 September 2017

Many were kept awake by a powerful thunderstorm over parts of Kent last night.


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

Kent could be gridlocked after Brexit, MPs warn. Stock picture: 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 expected to be battered by wind

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.

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