The owners of Dungeness B power station say they are confident that its lifetime will be extended until 2028. The facility was due to be decommissioned in four year's time. A final decision on its future will be made by the end of this year.
The station employs around 750 staff and is claimed to contribute around £30m to the local economy each year.
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Monday's weather for the west of the region
Monday's weather for the east of the region
The Met Office has issued an 'Amber' wind warning and a 'Yellow' rain warning.