The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin attended the Armistice Day ceremony at the Carnival headquarters in Southampton.
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Last night's torrential downpours caused flash flooding in Kent. 17 properties were affected in Ightham as well as ice floes in Kemsing.
Mostly dry and bright this afternoon with cloud building and rain arriving from the west later.
A risk of heavy downpours in parts of Kent this afternoon. Elsewhere, mostly dry with sunny spells.