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As families continue to count the cost of the storms which hit the south east - one nature reserve in Kent is counting the environmental cost. Wardens say the recent flooding plunged Gazen Salts in Sandwich into crisis.
The warden says the influx of salt water killed fish and plant life - and has left the ground so sodden that even a stiff breeze could knock over mature trees. Sarah Saunders spoke to Karen Potter and Brian Scott of the Gazen Salts Nature Reserve.