KCC Adverse weather report


Adverse Weather Report

All Districts

Date: 30th May 2018

Time: 10:10

District Latest Information at District Level


Road Closures Harville Road, Wye – closed due to flooding.

Ashford Road, Hamstreet – Fallen Tree – Tree surgeons on site.

Other Local Actions No other issues reported.
Canterbury Road Closures Bournepark Road and Cockering Road blocked by fallen tree – resolved on site by steward
Other Local Actions 2 vehicle RTC on Calais Hill Canterbury – steward attended to clear fuel spillage

Flooding to garden from drains blocked – drains unblocked  by steward  on site

Steward attended manhole that had become dislodged – resolved  on site

Dartford Road Closures Bob Dunn Way lane 1 closure due to pump failure and debris on carriageway.
Other Local Actions Southfleet Road water runoff from fields so motorists should proceed with caution.

Highway Stewards monitoring district

Dover Road Closures Isolated areas of flooding overnight have now subsided.


Roman Road, Shatterling being checked this morning.

 Other local Actions Overnight rain caused some isolated areas of flooding.


Sand bags delivered to property in High Street Temple Ewell early hours of the morning.


KCC staff checking if any outstanding issues from overnight related to flooding.

Gravesham Road Closures No issues reported
Other local Actions Wrotham Road, Hook Green- Two way lights due to damaged manhole cover – contractors on site to carry out repair work lights should be removed in next hour.

Debris following flooding on Rathmore Road – contractors will be on site today to clear.


Highway stewards monitoring district.

Maidstone Road Closures A26 Tonbridge Road, Maidstone – significant carriageway collapse.  Closed between Fountain Lane and Terminus Road.

Pett Lane, Pett Road, Stockbury – impassable due to stone and debris coming down road.

Rigshill Road, Otterden – road impassable and flooded.

Old Lenham Road, Winchling – road severely damaged arranging for immediate road closure.

A249 Detling Hill, Sittingbourne Road at Hucking and Stockbury at Hucking – One lane closed Maidstone bound for landslide and fallen debris.

Bicknor Lane, Stockbury – localised flooding – damaged road surface.

Dunn Street, Boxley – speed bump damaged.  Drive with care – steward carried out temporary repair.

Goudhurst Road, Marden – roadworks and reinstatement following lorry leaving carriageway.  Two phase lights in operation.

Lone Barn Lane, Lenham – significant damage to a carriageway surface which required a closure.

Rumstead Lane, Maidstone North Downs from the J/W A249 – the J/W Rumstead Rd closed as a result of carriageway subsidence.

Southlees Lane, Maidstone North Downs J/W Hazel St Rd – J/W Rumstead Road closed as a result of carriageway damage.

Several roads in Yalding closed by parish as a result of localised flooding.

Other Local Actions Many rural lanes flooded, but passable with care
Sevenoaks Road Closures No reported issues.
Other Local Actions Hitchen Hatch Lane Sevenoaks, Thames Water to attend and deal with carriageway damage due to sewer issue.

Buckhurst Lane Sevenoaks Block Paving sunken due to water. Job raised for repairs, footway partially closed off in bus station.


Crockenhill Lane Eynsford, Tree cleared from carriageway, removal from verge to be arranged as well as inspection of tree.

Folkestone & Hythe



Road Closures No issues reported
Other Local Actions No issues reported
Swale Road Closures Swanton Street, Bredgar – closed near to Blind Mary’s Lane due to subsidence Vicarage Lane, Lower Halstow closed
Other Local Actions Faversham Rd, Doddington – debris in road, passable with care.

A251 Ashford Rd – debris in road Faversham to Challock, passable with care.

Faversham Road, bend near to Jeffreys Bank Wood just east of junction with A251, debris in road, passable with care



Road Closures  No reported issues.
Other Local Actions  

All staff working on usual business. Very little overnight rain.

Tonbridge & Malling Road Closures  No reported issues
Other local Actions KCC Duty officer resolved nine issues overnight. No reported issues outstanding.
Tunbridge Wells Road Closures Brick Kiln Lane – Road Collapse

Bayham Road – Road Collapse

Other Local Actions Catts Place Mile Oak Road Paddock Wood / Brenchley – Amey supplying properties with Sandbags (Fire Service were in attendance last night to pump water away from properties) All other issues resolved