Published: 08:03, 11 March 2013 |
Updated: 16:09, 09 January 2014
Elsewhere in the county, commuters faced difficult journeys home this evening as poor weather affected roads and rails.
North Kent was particularly bad, with up to an inch of snow settling.
Blizzards buffeted parts of Kent as snow hit the county - particularly eastern areas - with a vengeance today.
Motorists have been enduring bad conditions on the county's roads as a severe weather warning was issued for the county.
This evening, Southeastern reported delays of up to an hour on some services to the county.
Earlier, the A20 was closed coastbound near Capel-le-Ferne after several crashes this morning.
Kent Police shut the stretch following three collisions, a jack-knifed lorry and fuel spillage near the Courtwood Interchange at about 8am.
Police asked drivers to avoid the area as forecasters predict snow showers and strong winds today.
The gusts, predicted to reach more than 60mph in the Channel, will make it feel as cold as -7C.
The Met Office was today warning of potentially heavy snow across Kent .
Gales, or even severe gales, could hit the coast, they warn.
The forecast comes after gritters were out across the county last night. Most roads were this morning clear, with the snow showers kept to a minimum.
But drivers are warned to wrap up warm - the cold spell and snow could last into the middle of the week at least.
Meanwhile, on the ferries, DFDS Seaways has seen delays of up to two hours due to the bad weather.
P&O passengers have been forced to wait up to an hour on its Dover to Calais route, due to the snow.
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