Weather warning as several millimetres of rain set to batter Kent on New Year's Day
A weather warning has been issued for heavy rain on New Year's Day.
Forecasters say up to 40mm of rain could fall on Wednesday over some of the region's south-facing coasts.
Wind could also gust to 50 to 60mph, with warnings given of flooding.
Waves battered Herne Bay seafront last year (photo: Colin Miles)
Today there were 10 flood alerts covering Kent, including the Medway, Stour, Darent and Teise rivers.
A Met Office spokesman said there were some uncertainties over where the rain could hit on New Year's Day, but it would be heavy at times and spread quickly north eastwards.
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