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£2.5 million for flood funding

£2.5 million for flood funding

14 October 2014

A council leader has secured a bid for over £2 million to go towards improvements for a flood storage earlier.

River Medway flood alerts

River Medway flood alerts

13 October 2014

Flood alerts have been put in place after a considerable amount of rainfall over the past two days.

Thousands in flood grants given by council

Thousands in flood grants given by council

13 October 2014

Residents and businesses in parts of Kent have been given thousands in grants in a bid to help repairs and development after the flooding at Christmas

Weather warning as rain lashes parts of Kent

Weather warning as rain lashes parts of Kent

13 October 2014

Accidents double on Kent's roads as rain and storms lash the county, prompting the Met Office to issue a weather warning.

Lorries causing congestion in Dover

Lorries causing congestion in Dover

13 October 2014

Two major routes into Dover were congested on Monday due to separate road related incidents.

M2 now open after serious accident

M2 now open after serious accident

11 October 2014

Both lanes of the M2 have re-opened after a vehicle overturned on the carriageway this evening.

House struck by lightning in Kent storms

House struck by lightning in Kent storms

11 October 2014

A house was hit by lightning as thunderstorms created spectacular skies last night.

Ferry passengers face two-hour delays

Ferry passengers face two-hour delays

09 October 2014

High winds and rain are causing delays of up to two hours on ferries out of Kent this evening.

Primary school evacuated after severe flooding

Primary school evacuated after severe flooding

08 October 2014

Primary school evacuated after severe rain floods into the kitchen and classrooms.

Freak downpour causes flooding and mini-tornado

Freak downpour causes flooding and mini-tornado

08 October 2014

Parts of Strood flooded during a freak downpour this morning and people living on the Warren Wood estate in Rochester reported a mini-tornado

Crashes and flooding as downpour continues

Crashes and flooding as downpour continues

08 October 2014

Torrential rain and strong winds across the county are causing flooding, damage to homes, school closures, treacherous road conditions and crashes.

Folk festival hit by rain

Folk festival hit by rain

06 October 2014

A downpour hit the traditional procession of morris dancers at this year's Tenterden Folk Festival - but the event has been hailed a success.

All change after record-breaking dry spell

All change after record-breaking dry spell

02 October 2014

Kent enjoyed its driest September since records began more than a century ago - but the unseasonably mild weather is not set to last.

Severe weather warning for Kent

Severe weather warning for Kent

29 September 2014

Drivers are being told to take extra care after a severe weather warning for fog was slapped on the county.

Pipe repairs costing £240,000 delayed after traffic chaos

Pipe repairs costing £240,000 delayed after traffic chaos

24 September 2014

Major pipe repairs have been put on hold just three days after they began after South East Water failed to take into account the effect on traffic.

Flood management plans to be tested

Flood management plans to be tested

23 September 2014

Residents are invited along to demonstrations being held by the Environment Agency showing how it plans to manage future flooding.

Severe weather warning issued for Kent

Severe weather warning issued for Kent

20 September 2014

People are being warned to expect lightning strikes and surface water flooding as a severe weather warning is issued.

Lightning starts house blaze

Lightning starts house blaze

19 September 2014

A bolt of lightning hit an electricity pylon and sparked a blaze that blew a phone off the wall.

Health warning as Kent pollution levels soar

Health warning as Kent pollution levels soar

18 September 2014

People with health problems are being warned to take extra care as pollution levels across the county soar.

Sheppey Crossing closed twice as thick fog blankets Kent

Sheppey Crossing closed twice as thick fog blankets Kent

16 September 2014

Police have been forced to close the Sheppey Crossing twice after vehicles broke down in thick fog covering the county.

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