Published: 09:59, 06 March 2020
| Updated: 14:46, 07 March 2020
Cars have been stranded and roads closed after flooding hit large parts of the county last night.
Three cars and a lorry are stuck in flood water in Marden, with two fire engines and a water rescue unit on the scene.
Crews are working to rescue those inside the vehicles in Hunton Road.
People are being asked to avoid the area, including Green Lane, which is also flooded.
Another car became stranded last night in Spot Lane, Bearsted due to the heavy rainfall, with a large part of the car submerged in water.
Jake Barnes was driving in the area and heard there were people getting stuck, so took his off-road car down to help.
He said: "We saw a man stuck in his car on his way home from work so we offered to pull him out. We got him out of his car and then me and my friend drove back into the flood to pull out the car. He then called for the vehicle to be recovered and taken to the garage.
Andy Williams, who was recognised for helping people stuck in the snow when the Beast from the East hit in 2018, was out saving stranded drivers once again during the floods.
James Wilson says he was helped by Mr Williams after getting stuck in the water in Maidstone.
He said: "He saved myself and a number of other drivers - he didn't hesitate to get stuck in and help us in our hour of need. This guy is a true gentleman."
Yalding has also been badly hit by the floods. More than 40 people have been evacuated from Little Venice Country Park, and multiple roads are closed.
River levels are due to peak in the village between 4pm and 10pm.
One resident has even taken to Facebook to offer her spare room to anyone from the caravan park in need of a bed.
A number of roads are closed or blocked in the Maidstone area and beyond including Symonds Lane in Yalding, New Barn Road in Sutton Valence and Mallards Way in Downswood.
The B2162 Hampstead Lane in Yalding is shut between Station Road and Maidstone Road. as well as Mill Lane.
In West Peckham, there are reports the A26 Maidstone Road is closed between the A228 Roundabout with Seven Mile Lane and Common Road.
Water Lane in Thurnham is closed near the motorway bridge.
In total, 60 roads are closed across the county.
A car was stuck in Redwall Lane, Linton and a witness said two motorists were rescued by the fire service.
Bus services are being cancelled due to the weather.
Maidstone Borough Council has issued some advice on how to best cope with the weather, including using sandbags to protect buildings from flooding.
South East 4x4 are currently monitoring the situation.
Simon Weedon from Bearsted said: "Spot Lane is still closed now but the run from Roundwell to KIM’s is clear."
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