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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.

Parts of Kent on flood alert

Parts of Kent on flood alert

11 September 2014

High tides of up to 4.6 metres were expected to flood parts of coastal Kent today with alerts issued for many areas.

Southeastern's new deal for Kent despite chequered past

Southeastern's new deal for Kent despite chequered past

11 September 2014

Southeastern has won a deal to run trains in Kent until 2018 - despite ministers admitting passengers have not always had the service they deserve.

Pictured: 'Tornado' spotted over Kent

Pictured: 'Tornado' spotted over Kent

26 August 2014

Sky-spotters grabbed their cameras after spotting a large tornado forming over Kent.

Kent hit with new flood alert

Kent hit with new flood alert

26 August 2014

After Kent's washout Bank Holiday, a new flood alert has been issued for parts of the county.

Floody Friday! Kent under weather warning

Floody Friday! Kent under weather warning

15 August 2014

The county is set to be hit by thunderstorms and heavy rain - as yet another weather warning is slapped on the region.

Homes flooded by orange river of sludge

Homes flooded by orange river of sludge

15 August 2014

A developer has been ordered to make changes to a building site after a river of clay flooded a row of houses, causing huge damage.

Flash floods cause havoc on roads

Flash floods cause havoc on roads

14 August 2014

Heavy rain has turned roads into virtual rivers as downpours flood areas of Kent.

Fallen tree causing delays

Fallen tree causing delays

11 August 2014

A tree that has fallen in Tunbridge Wells is causing delays for motorists.

Town centre flood chaos

Town centre flood chaos

11 August 2014

New Romney High Street looked like a lake after flooding today.

More flood alerts for Kent after county lashed by storm

More flood alerts for Kent after county lashed by storm

11 August 2014

Two flood alerts have been issued for the county because of more severe weather expected after the remnants of Hurricane Bertha ripped through Kent.

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