Flood alert issued for Ramsgate

Flood alert

A flood alert for tomorrow has been issued for coastal areas including Ramsgate.

The alert, from the government’s flood information service, says: “This Flood Alert has been issued as large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore.

“Flooding is expected two hours either side of high tide, between 9:45am and 1:45pm (February 10).

“Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the coast throughout this area, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around Kingsdown, Deal, Pegwell Bay and Ramsgate.

“The unsettled weather with strong winds and possible rain is forecast to continue and the next tides could also affect locations near the coast. Please be careful in areas along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths during the period of concern.”