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Snow settles in Kent

By Anna MacSwan

Snow has continued to fall in parts of Kent overnight.

It has settled and created a white blanket in parts of the county including Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells and Rochester.

A dog makes its way through the snow in Maidstone. Picture: Sarah Friday
A dog makes its way through the snow in Maidstone. Picture: Sarah Friday
Snowy Maidstone! Picture: Rosina Packham
Snowy Maidstone! Picture: Rosina Packham
It might not have been the biggest snowfalls ever, but Frank Grimace and his children from Ashford managed (just) to make a snowman
It might not have been the biggest snowfalls ever, but Frank Grimace and his children from Ashford managed (just) to make a snowman
Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Picture: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Emergency Planning & Response
Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Picture: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Emergency Planning & Response
A dog enjoying the cold snap. Picture: Belle Jeffery
A dog enjoying the cold snap. Picture: Belle Jeffery

The Met Office have issued a yellow warning of snow and ice until 10am.

Video: Snowy scenes in Maidstone this morning

Further showers are expected in east Kent later today, increasingly turning to rain or sleet.

Dry and sunny weather is predicted elsewhere with a maximum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius.

Offham near West Malling looking lovely
Offham near West Malling looking lovely
Another wintry picture of Offham
Another wintry picture of Offham
Snow in Maidstone. Picture: @UKSnow_updates
Snow in Maidstone. Picture: @UKSnow_updates
Snow has accumulated in parts of Kent. Picture: KCCHighways
Snow has accumulated in parts of Kent. Picture: KCCHighways

Primary road routes were gritted overnight and drivers have been advised to take extra care.

Widespread and hard frost is due to start by tomorrow morning.

Have you got snow on the ground where you are? Send us your pictures to news@thekmgroup.co.uk

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