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Council declares climate emergency

Council declares climate emergency

10 July 2019

Councillors voted to declare a state of climate and ecological emergency - and has pledged to become carbon neutral within six years.

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Met Office wants to open new weather station

Met Office wants to open new weather station

04 July 2019

The weather service wants to open a new observation centre following the closure of one of its sites.

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Town named sunniest place in UK

Town named sunniest place in UK

30 June 2019

The Met Office has revealed the town which had the most sunshine in the scorching hot weather this weekend - and it was in Kent.

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Hour long queues for pool

Hour long queues for pool

29 June 2019

A five-months pregnant woman has slammed a swimming pool for making her stand for more than an hour in blistering heat to get into the attraction.

Lifeguard saves swimmer and surfer in double rescue

Lifeguard saves swimmer and surfer in double rescue

29 June 2019

A man was taken to hospital after an accident in the sea.

Saharan 'heat bubble' coming to Kent

Saharan 'heat bubble' coming to Kent

29 June 2019

Temperatures are set to reach 32C this weekend making the county among the hottest places in Europe.

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'Higher temperatures come with risks'

'Higher temperatures come with risks'

29 June 2019

The ambulance service are warning to be cautious of the heat as Kent is engulfed by a Saharan 'heat bubble' today.

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Area at highest risk of flooding revealed

Area at highest risk of flooding revealed

27 June 2019

New statistics have revealed the areas in Kent that are most at risk of flooding.

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Thousands join climate change protest

Thousands join climate change protest

26 June 2019

Campaigners from Kent have joined thousands from around the UK for a mass lobby at Westminster over climate change.

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Weather warning sparks flooding fears

Weather warning sparks flooding fears

22 June 2019

Kent is braced for flooding issues as thunderstorms are due to strike today.

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More storms on the way

More storms on the way

20 June 2019

The Met Office has announced yet another yellow weather warning for Kent.

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Sewer collapse shuts roads

Sewer collapse shuts roads

19 June 2019

Two town centre roads have been closed for emergency repairs after a void opened and a sewer collapsed following heavy rain.

Kent hit by thunder and lightning

Kent hit by thunder and lightning

19 June 2019

Striking pictures show the moment torrential rain and thunderstorms swept across the county overnight.

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Sports days cancelled after bad weather

Sports days cancelled after bad weather

12 June 2019

A school has been forced to cancel a series of sports days due to poor weather.

Kent avoids storm chaos

Kent avoids storm chaos

12 June 2019

The county appears to have escaped more bad weather - just days after suffering some of the worst flooding for 30 years.

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MP's fury over flood defences

MP's fury over flood defences

11 June 2019

An MP has criticised the council's failure to prevent a road from flooding.

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Husband trapped in flooding car 'thought his number was up'

Husband trapped in flooding car 'thought his number was up'

11 June 2019

A husband trapped in a flooding car at the bottom of a hill had to be rescued by his wife and son after they waded through armpit-height water.

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Homes damaged after 'worst flooding in 30 years'

Homes damaged after 'worst flooding in 30 years'

11 June 2019

A woman had to escape out of her car window and a man found water in the footwell of his car as the "worst flooding in 30 years" hit part of Kent.

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Leisure centre flooded in heavy rain

Leisure centre flooded in heavy rain

11 June 2019

A leisure centre hall was flooded in downpours of "biblical proportions" damaging thousands of pounds worth of gymnastics equipment.

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'Stay home' warning as floods hit Kent

'Stay home' warning as floods hit Kent

10 June 2019

Police have urged people not to travel as flooding hits many parts of Kent.

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