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Kent could enjoy ‘heatwave’ as Met Office says temperatures finally set to rise

Kent could enjoy ‘heatwave’ as Met Office says temperatures finally set to rise

20 June 2024

Kent is set to be basking in the sun at last - with temperatures potentially hitting “heatwave” levels.

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When can I see the Northern Lights again?

When can I see the Northern Lights again?

23 May 2024

The Northern Lights lit up UK skies earlier this month but while the Sun remains in its most active phase for 11 years will there be another chance?

Wetter winters caused by climate crisis as Kent tries to recover from ‘never ending’ rain

Wetter winters caused by climate crisis as Kent tries to recover from ‘never ending’ rain

22 May 2024

A winter blighted by torrential rain has caused problems across Kent and scientists now say it’s being driven by human-induced climate change.

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Thunderstorm warning issued for whole county

Thunderstorm warning issued for whole county

21 May 2024

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued covering the whole county.

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Traffic chaos as thousands disappointed by Northern Lights no-show

Traffic chaos as thousands disappointed by Northern Lights no-show

12 May 2024

Thousands of motorists who headed to Kent’s beaches to watch the Northern Lights last night were left disappointed - and stuck in traffic.

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‘Goosebumps and tears’ as stunning Northern Lights seen across Kent

‘Goosebumps and tears’ as stunning Northern Lights seen across Kent

11 May 2024

Awestruck spectators were moved to tears after witnessing the stunning Northern Lights in the skies across Kent following a massive solar storm.

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Thunderstorm warning across Kent

Thunderstorm warning across Kent

06 May 2024

The Met office has warned of possible flooding as thunderstorms roll in across the county.

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Lifeboat rescues five people after boat ‘struck by lightning’

Lifeboat rescues five people after boat ‘struck by lightning’

02 May 2024

Five people had to be saved from a yacht “drifting” in the Thames after a lightning bolt hit the ship and wiped out all communications and power.

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Thunderstorm warning extended for part of Kent

Thunderstorm warning extended for part of Kent

01 May 2024

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms is in place for part of the county, with travel disruption expected.

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‘We haven’t been able to get out’: Girls’ trip chaos in flood-hit Dubai

‘We haven’t been able to get out’: Girls’ trip chaos in flood-hit Dubai

18 April 2024

A Kent woman caught in flood-hit Dubai has recounted the moment the storm struck and she feared she may be stuck in treacherous conditions.

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Shop front ‘explodes’ onto high street

Shop front ‘explodes’ onto high street

17 April 2024

The team behind a family-run business have described the shocking moment their shop front “exploded” onto the street amid wild weather on the coast.

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Market forced to shut due to strong winds

Market forced to shut due to strong winds

15 April 2024

A large street market will be closed today after a weather warning was issued for the county.

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Wind warning issued as gusts up to 55mph expected to hit Kent

Wind warning issued as gusts up to 55mph expected to hit Kent

15 April 2024

Strong winds of up to 55mph are expected to hit Kent today as a widespread weather warning is issued across the county.

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Weather warnings issued for strong winds

Weather warnings issued for strong winds

07 April 2024

The Met Office has issued weather warnings which kick in from midnight tonight.

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‘We’re worried coastal beauty spot could be closed to public’

‘We’re worried coastal beauty spot could be closed to public’

04 April 2024

Sections of a popular coastal walk have been closed off due to safety concerns after huge cracks appeared in the promenade.

County braced for April showers after wetter than average March

County braced for April showers after wetter than average March

01 April 2024

Forecasters are warning of further “unsettled” weather over the next few days with sunny spells matched with increasingly strong winds.

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70mph winds and thunderstorms expected to batter Kent

70mph winds and thunderstorms expected to batter Kent

28 March 2024

A weather warning has been issued with strong winds of up to 70mph and hail expected to hit the county.

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Met Office reveals early predictions for Easter weather

Met Office reveals early predictions for Easter weather

25 March 2024

The start of spring and the first long weekend of 2024 means we have high hopes for Easter weather - so what does the Met Office think is in store?

Shopping centre closed briefly due to flooding

Shopping centre closed briefly due to flooding

11 March 2024

A shopping centre was evacuated for a short time due to flooding in the area.

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Flood alert as river levels rise

Flood alert as river levels rise

10 March 2024

Recent rainfall could cause flooding in the east of the county as higher river flows combine with high tides.

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