Met Office issues severe weather warning as snow falls in east Kent
A VW campervan sets a
beautiful snowy scene in Whitstable. Picture: @glampervanhire
Parts of east Kent woke to a blanket of snow this morning - and
more is due later.
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for the
county today as the cold snap continues.
The pictures above and
below were taken in Dover and River by Karol Steele
Up to four inches of snow are expected in parts of Kent with
temperatures dropping to -6C tonight.
Snow showers have been reported across east Kent this morning -
mainly around the coast.
The white stuff began settling in Dover, Deal, Sandwich,
Ramsgate, Margate, Whitstable and Herne Bay as well as in
huts in the snow at Kingsdown, near Deal, (picture: Gemma
Green), while snow covers berries in Whitstable (picture: Ruth
The Met Office said the snow flurries will be quite localised,
with many parts of Kent - especially in the west of the county -
not seeing any showers.
It said snow could build to as much as four inches in
Drivers are warned to take extra care on the roads and train
passengers are advised to be aware of the risk of disruption to
Wintry scenes on Farthing
Common between Canterbury and Folkestone (picture: Gary Browne) and
The Strand, in Walmer (picture: @Papa088
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