There are delays of up to one hour on P and O Ferries between Dover and Calais due to operational reasons.
Parts of Dover and Deal have been hit by flooding after a deluge of rain in the last few days.
This was the scene on the Alkham Valley Road where the waters rose high enough to stop traffic.
The Met Office has issued a yellow rain warning for the area. It says a further band of heavy showers will continue to affect parts of Kent and East Sussex for the rest of Tuesday and into the first part of tomorrow.
The showers are expected to give up to 10 mm of rain in an hour.
It says a further 10-20 mm is likely in places through the whole period with perhaps as much as 40 mm locally in the east.
It's warning of local surface water flooding affecting road travel at times.
A scheme to create a heritage trail through Dover has been awarded nearly £60,000 from the National Lottery. The Bluebird Trail will link some of the town's best known historic attractions, along with less well-known sites.
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With the weather worsening cross Channel ferry companies are warning of delays and disruption.
DFDS say they are no longer honouring time specific bookings because of the weather conditions.
Please note that we are not currently honouring time specific bookings due to the delays and adverse weather conditions.
Meanwhile, the Prince of Wales pier in Dover has been closed.
The Ukip leader, Nigel Farage has said Kent needs to implement 'bigger, stronger checks' at Dover.
He was responding to the Paris terror attacks.
His comments come after the Kent Police Commissioner, Ann Barnes, called on the Government to delay its cuts to the police budgets.
Two men have been arrested at Dover Eastern Docks in relation to terrorism offences.
The man, aged 22 and 20, were stopped by the South East Counter Terrorism Unit as they tried to leave the country.
They have been arrested under Section 5 Terrorism Act 2006, preparation of terrorism acts but the authorities have stressed that the arrests are not connected to events in Paris.
I would firstly like to confirm these arrests are not linked to the Paris terrorist incidents and there is no immediate threat to the local community.
These men were trying to leave the UK via Dover and were arrested following good work by Kent police officers at the Port.
Two men have been arrested in connection with terrorism offences as they tried to leave the UK.
The men, aged 22 and 20, were arrested by Kent Police at the Dover Eastern Docks.
They have been arrested under the Terrorism Act 2006, preparation of terrorism acts, and are currently in custody.
It follows an investigation by the South East Counter Terrorism Unit.
I would firstly like to confirm these arrests are not linked to the Paris terrorist incidents and there is no immediate threat to the local community. These men were trying to leave the UK via Dover and were arrested following good work by Kent police officers at the port.
Police say anyone who knows of someone who may be potentially vulnerable to being drawn into terrorist-related activity, including travelling abroad to conflict zones should contact local police for advice and support on 101.
A Polish lorry driver, who smuggled 445 kilos of tobacco into Dover’s Eastern Docks, has been jailed for 14 months.
Adam Zbigniew Tyszkiewicz, 42, was arrested by Border Force officers in September 2015.
They discovered 445 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco in his lorry. Following his arrest, HM Revenue and Customs carried out an investigation and discovered that around £82,747 of duty had been evaded.
A committee of MPs is to discuss the ongoing problems caused by Operation Stack.
The procedure is used by Kent Police to park or "stack" lorries on the M20 in Kent when their are problems at channel crossings caused by industrial action or disrupted services.
Today representatives from police, local authorities and Freight Transport Association will discuss the problems that Op Stack causes for Kent residents, businesses and the local economy.