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Weather warning extended for county


Published: 08:03, 04 November 2023

Updated: 08:14, 04 November 2023

A weather warning for heavy rain has been brought forward after bad weather hit the county earlier than expected.

A yellow weather warning for rain had been issued by the Met Office yesterday for this evening but that warning was brought into force at 5am today. It is due to last until midnight.

The weather warning for Kent for Saturday, November 4

It has been extended to cover more of southern England and the start time made earlier.

The warning says: “Heavy rain or showers falling on saturated ground may cause some disruption, particularly to travel.”

It added that spray and flooding on roads would probably make journey times longer and bus and train services will probably be affected, with journey times taking longer.

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Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible and large waves may lead to dangerous conditions along some English Channel coastlines.

It follows heavy rain and wind which hit Kent this week amid Storm Ciaran.

It comes after amber alert for wind earlier in the week, which saw gales get as high as 85 mph in coastal areas.



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