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WEATHER: Thunderstorm warning issued for Maidstone

Tuesday 20th July 2021

A YELLOW weather warning has been issued for Maidstone and surrounding areas whilst the hot weather continues.

The Met Office is warning that thunderstorms may develop this afternoon until midnight today (Tuesday), which may impact travel and power.

 

What to expect:

  • Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds
  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • Power cuts might occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost

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