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Folkestone visitor in the thick of it in America's big storm

Contributed by editor on Jan 27, 2015 - 04:32 PM

Dear Editor,

Naugatuck, Connecticut USA 7:30am EST Tuesday Jan 27 2015.....storm is currently at its most intense at the moment.

Warning of flooding, high winds, heavy rain and snow for Folkestone and Dover area

Contributed by editor on Jan 13, 2015 - 07:53 PM

Sandgate Parish Council is alerting local residents of  a forecast of high winds and very heavy rain for this week.

Warning over 60mph winds battering Kent

Contributed by editor on Dec 27, 2014 - 08:25 AM

The Met Office has warned of gale force northerly winds arriving in the early hours of Saturday, with gusts widely of 50-60 mph and perhaps as much as 65 mph on exposed coasts of Kent.

Warning of very high tides for Folkestone and Dover area with strong winds from tail end of ex-hurricane on Sunday

Contributed by editor on Aug 09, 2014 - 08:45 AM

People are being advised to stay safe and not take any risks at the seaside on Sunday when strong winds and exceptionally high tides are set to combine to produce potentially hazardous conditions along the Channel coast.

Dramatic storm clouds gather over Dover as the lightning strikes begin - Photos

Contributed by editor on Jul 19, 2014 - 10:35 AM

Dover reader Karol Steele took these dramatic photos of last night's storm (18 July) which made its way across Kent.

Wind and rain in Folkestone and snowstorms in the US - it must be climate change

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2014 - 10:55 AM

Dear Editor,

Floods in UK.... snow/sleet/ice here in the United States. As I email this, it is 9:45am Feb 13 and the snow is falling at a rate of 3 inches per hour (for next couple of hours)

Army of emergency crews on standby in Kent for storm damage from impending severe weekend weather

Contributed by editor on Feb 07, 2014 - 06:13 PM

An army of extra highways crews have been drafted in and others put on standby ahead of the severe weather that is expected to batter Kent this weekend.

Kent countywide Christmas Eve storm round-up

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2013 - 08:53 AM

Kent Police is warning motorists to beware of numerous reports of fallen trees obstructing many of the county’s roads including motorways, ‘A’ roads and minor local roads this morning, in the aftermath of the storm force winds and torrential rain, last night (24 December).

Top priority for snow clearance in Kent given to main routes through Hawkinge and Dover Hill in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Dec 04, 2013 - 04:55 PM

At a meeting of councillors from Shepway District Council and Kent County Council on 2 December being briefed on local highways issues, it was revealed that Hawkinge is now in the highest category in the county for snow clearance.

Water company plugging caution over burst pipes in Kent

Contributed by editor on Nov 28, 2013 - 11:31 AM

Affinity Water is urging customers to make an early check on pipes and insulate them to avoid damaging bursts over the winter.

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