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What is COP26 and why does it matter?

What is COP26 and why does it matter?

05 October 2021

This is what COP26 - the world's biggest summit on climate change being hosted by the UK - hopes to achieve and why it is so important.

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Torrential rain causes chaos on Kent's roads

Torrential rain causes chaos on Kent's roads

05 October 2021

Torrential rain is causing havoc on Kent's roads - with several accidents on busy routes, widespread flooding, and rail services also disrupted.

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Leisure centre damaged after strong winds batter county

Leisure centre damaged after strong winds batter county

03 October 2021

A leisure centre is closed after being damaged in strong winds and heavy rain.

'Kent's cherries will be destroyed without 'ugly' polytunnels'

'Kent's cherries will be destroyed without 'ugly' polytunnels'

03 October 2021

The biggest fruit producer in Kent wants to install polytunnels to protect its cherries which are being destroyed by the impact of climate change.

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State-of-the-art gritters announced for Kent

State-of-the-art gritters announced for Kent

02 October 2021

National Highways has released photos of a new fleet of top-of-the-range gritter lorries heading for Kent this winter.

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Yellow weather warning as rain and wind to hit Kent

Yellow weather warning as rain and wind to hit Kent

01 October 2021

The Met Office has warned to expect strong winds and heavy rain especially along the coast.

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Flood warning as heavy rain forecast

Flood warning as heavy rain forecast

19 September 2021

Heavy rain in Kent today could cause flooding and travel disruption, as a weather warning remains in place.

Yellow rain warning for Kent on Sunday

Yellow rain warning for Kent on Sunday

17 September 2021

Prepare for disruption this weekend as heavy downpours are predicted on Sunday.

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Heavy rain warning for Kent as downpours predicted

Heavy rain warning for Kent as downpours predicted

14 September 2021

A yellow weather warning has been put in place for heavy rain across the county.

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Thunderstorms forecast as 'mini-heatwave' draws to a close

Thunderstorms forecast as 'mini-heatwave' draws to a close

08 September 2021

Thunderstorms and heavy showers are set to roll on in bringing an abrupt end to the county's mini-heatwave.

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Kent set for official heatwave - but thunderstorms to follow

Kent set for official heatwave - but thunderstorms to follow

05 September 2021

Temperatures are set to soar across the county this week as part of a 'mini-heatwave' before making way for a spell of thunderstorms.

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Kent to bask in Mediterranean temperatures next week

Kent to bask in Mediterranean temperatures next week

03 September 2021

Temperatures are forecast to hit highs of 27C next week as a plume of hot air comes over the county.

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Met Office reveals full list of new storm names

Met Office reveals full list of new storm names

01 September 2021

The UK storm names for the next year have been revealed. Did your name make the final list?

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'We lost everything as sewage gushed into our home'

'We lost everything as sewage gushed into our home'

27 August 2021

A "devastated" couple who lost everything as sewage flooded their home have described the ordeal of watching their belongings float out the door.

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Flooding leaves ice cream shop closed and £10k out of pocket

Flooding leaves ice cream shop closed and £10k out of pocket

22 August 2021

Parts of a Kent town have been flooded following heavy rain overnight.

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'Our Ribena berry yield will be as big as ever'

'Our Ribena berry yield will be as big as ever'

10 August 2021

A farmer from Kent who works with Ribena says a wet summer hasn't dampened his spirits for their blackcurrant harvest this year.

How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

09 August 2021

It's been described as the best display of the year and here's how you can catch the Perseid meteor shower in Kent's skies this week.

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Weather warning for thunderstorms across parts of Kent

Weather warning for thunderstorms across parts of Kent

09 August 2021

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been put in place across parts of Kent.

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Flood alert issued after heavy rainfall

Flood alert issued after heavy rainfall

09 August 2021

People in Kent are being told to prepare for flooding in parts of Kent due to heavy rain fall.

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Funnel cloud forms close to motorway

Funnel cloud forms close to motorway

04 August 2021

Funnel clouds have been spotted forming again in the skies above Kent but fell short of becoming a full-blown tornado.

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