Parts of Maidstone in Kent hit by flooding after storm

Flooding has hit part of Maidstone, Kent, with some houses being evacuated after heavy rain battered parts of the South East.

East Farleigh bridge, just outside of Maidstone is submerged. Credit: ITV News / Joshua Coupe
The storms have caused power cuts across the country. Credit: ITV News / Joshua Coupe

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Energy boss: 'More could have been done'

The boss of UK Power Networks, which supplies eight million homes in the South East, said more could have been done in response to the storms that hit Britain over Christmas, leaving many without power.