BREAKING NEWS: Gas cloud warning for Kent and Sussex

South Kent and Sussex residents are being asked to keep doors and windows closed due to a gas cloud that is believed to have come across from Rouen in France.

The warning follows reports of a gas leak from a factory 75 miles west of Paris. Kent Fire and Rescue Service says it is aware of the problem and liaising with its partner agencies to see what can be done.

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Gas cloud poses 'no risk'

Residents along the south coast are being reassured that a cloud that left a smell of gas in the air poses no risk. The cloud is believed to have come across from an accidental discharge from a factory in France.