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Flood alerts in Kent despite the calm

Flood water in Tonbridge Credit: ITV Meridian

Hundreds of homes across Kent remain at risk of flooding today - despite the calm weather after several stormy days.

As residents survey the storm damage and the clear-up operation begins, Kent Police warned properties are still under threat because of heavy rain and rising water levels.

These are in Yalding, Collier Street, East Peckham, Kingston, Patrixbourne, Elham, Bridge, Littlebourne, Bishopsbourne, Wickhambreaux, Lydd, Eastry, and from Wye to Ashford areas.

Flooding could also occur in Fordwich, Sturry, Grove Ferry and Ash, Nettlestead, Wateringbury, Thannington, Alkham, Folkestone, Chartham, Romney Marsh, Boughton Monchelsea and Wateringbury.The Army was yesterday drafted in to help with flood protection in Kent, with soldiers distributing sandbags.

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