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Dramatic storm hits Kent

Lightning over Sturry Road in Canterbury. Pic: Kyle Lee

29 May 2017

An intense storm hit Kent in the early hours of the morning.

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Warning issued for Bank Holiday washout

A warning's in place for heavy rain. Stock image.

26 May 2017

Enjoy the sunshine while you can - a severe weather warning has been issued for heavy rain over the long weekend.

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Warning as Kent gets set for 30C scorcher

Hot and hazy days in Hythe. File picture

24 May 2017

Kent is set to swelter in temperatures that could nudge the low 30s by the weekend.

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Kent set to sizzle

Kent is set to sizzle again this weekend

22 May 2017

After days of miserable weather, Kent is set for a scorcher - with temperatures well into the 20s.

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Farmers warn of drought as crops die

The "desert fields" of Sheppey

18 May 2017

Yes, it's raining and we are in the Garden of England. But this might not be enough to stave off a drought as Kent farmers prepare to lose crops.

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Kent is hottest place in UK

It's expected to be a warm day

16 May 2017

A part of Kent has been declared the hottest in the whole of the UK - on the hottest day of the year so far.

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Warning as high pollution sweeps over county

A high air pollution warning has been issued by the government today. Stock picture

11 May 2017

Higher than normal pollution levels across Kent have led to a health warning being issued by the government today.

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Water worries after driest winter in 20 years

Bewl Water Treatment Works

10 May 2017

Kent households are being warned not to waste water amid fears of shortages if the dry weather continues.

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Big chill set to see freezing temperatures

Kent's set to be hit with frost and zero temperatures. Stock image

24 April 2017

Kent is set to be thrown back to winter this week - with freezing temperatures, sleet, hail and frost on the cards.

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Drought possible admits agency

Canterbury in the sunshine. The Little Stour near Wickhambreaux. Picture: Andy Asenhurst

18 April 2017

The Environment Agency is working with water companies, businesses and farmers to minimise the impact of a possible drought

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Walker's epic trek around the British Isles

Alex Ellis-Roswell is walking the entire coast of Britain and Ireland

14 April 2017

Never mind walking 5,000 miles - Canterbury's Alex Ellis-Roswell has gone way further on his epic trek around the British Isles.

Tips to stay cool in the sunshine

09 April 2017

With temperatures set to soar this afternoon, here are some handy tips to help you keep your cool

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Two rescued from rising tide

Lifeboat crews rescued the two at Dover. Picture: Dover RNLI

01 April 2017

Lifeboat crews rescued two females from the rocks as tides rose.

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Kent sizzles on warmest March day for five years

There's nothing better than the first warm day of the year. Picture: Thinkstock

30 March 2017

This Kent town has been named the country's top hot spot today as we bask in the warmest March day for five years.

Get out your suncream... we're set to hit the 20s

Paddling in Folkestone. File picture

29 March 2017

Kent is set to heat up this week, with the thermometer nudging the low 20s tomorrow.

RNLI rescues more than 500 people

An RNLI lifeguard in action. Picture: RNLI

29 March 2017

A warning's been issued as it's revealed the RNLI was called out almost 500 times last year to people in distress at sea.

'I nearly died due to air pollution'

Carole Whitbread

10 March 2017

Medical experts told a woman who collapsed while out walking her dog pollution had inflamed her lungs.

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Storm damaged shops remain closed

Stores remain shut at Neats Court

26 February 2017

Several stores on a retail park remain shut after structural damage was caused by Storm Doris.

Kent set for cold snap after Storm Doris

Temperatures are set to plummet and rain and high winds are forecast just days after Storm Doris swept the country

26 February 2017

Temperatures are due to plummet and rain and high winds are forecast just days after Storm Doris swept the county.

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Turner reopens after Storm Doris damage

The Turner Contemporary in Margate

24 February 2017

One of the county's premier attractions has reopened after Storm Doris forced it to close on Friday.

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