Flooding in Kent

The are reports of flooding on the motorways in Kent.

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Safety tips ahead of heavy rain forecast

Kent Fire and Rescue Service have issued the following tips for drivers and residents, ahead of forecasts of heavy rain the the region.

  • Do not to attempt to drive through flooded roads or fords
  • Only call the emergency services if there is a risk to life or serious property or environmental damage
  • Following a flood in your home, make sure all electrical circuits are fully dried out and checked by an electrical engineer
  • Look after neighbours who may be vulnerable
  • Keep an eye on weather reports on local television or radio news channels


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