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The exact day the next thunderstorm is going to hit your Kent town

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After a week of scorching sunshine, Kent was battered by storms yesterday evening (July 20).

Flooding hit several parts of the county as cars were almost submerged in water.

However, some people welcomed the rainfall after a very hot week, which saw temperatures consistently peak at around 30C.

READ MORE: The moment thunderstorms and flash flooding hit parts of Kent

According to the Met Office, there is another heatwave set to arrive in Kent in the not-too-distant future.

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However, before the county can bask in sunshine once more, there is another spell of thunderstorms on the way.

The Met Office predicts that temperatures will begin to fall across Kent during the remainder of the week, before hitting around 20C over the weekend.

A yellow weather warning is also in place due to rainfall forecast over the weekend.

Here's the exact day your Kent town can expect thunderstorms.

Ashford

Ashford town centre

After highs of 27C on Wednesday (July 21), people in Ashford locals can expect temperatures to cool as the week draws to a close.

There will still be unbroken sunshine on Thursday and Friday, however weather warnings are in place over the weekend.

Thunderstorms are set to arrive on Sunday morning (July 25), with a yellow weather warning in place for rain.

Canterbury

Canterbury residents can also expect temperatures to cool as the week progresses.

Saturday (July 24) is set to be warm with temperatures reaching 24C but rain is forecast.

A yellow weather warning is in place throughout the weekend, with thunderstorms forecast on Sunday (July 25).

Chatham

While other areas of Kent will see temperatures cooling throughout the week, Chatham is set for a week of fluctuation.

Temperatures will dip to 19C on Friday (July 23) as cloud begins to appear, before rising to 23C on Saturday (July 24).

Like most parts of Kent, a yellow weather warning for rain is in place across the weekend, with thunderstorms set to reach Chatham on Sunday (July 25).

Dartford

While most parts of the county cool this week, people in Dartford can still expect to enjoy some warm weather.

There will be temperatures of 25C and unbroken sunshine on Thursday (July 22) before the weekend's rain arrives.

A yellow weather warning is in place over the weekend, with thunderstorms due on Sunday (July 25).

Dover

Rain is forecast in Dover this weekend

Dover's temperature will remain consistent throughout the week, mainly reaching around 20C.

The unbroken sunshine is expected to last through to Friday (July 23) before rain arrives over the weekend.

There are actually no thunderstorms forecast for Dover this weekend, however a yellow weather warning for rain will be in place.

Folkestone

Temperatures in Folkestone are set to be similar to those in Dover for the rest of the week, topping off at around 20C.

However thunderstorms are forecast and look set to arrive on Sunday (July 25), in line with the majority of the county.

A yellow weather warning for rain is in place across the weekend.

Gillingham

Rainfall will hold off in Gillingham until the weekend arrives.

Unbroken sunshine and temperatures of 22C are forecast for Thursday (July 22), before dipping to 19C on Friday.

Yellow weather warnings for rain are in place over the weekend, with thunderstorms set to hit on Sunday (July 25).

Gravesend

Friday (July 23) is expected to be the coolest day in Gravesend this week, with temperatures of 20C.

Locals can still enjoy unbroken sunshine on Thursday (July 22) and highs of 24C.

The weekend, however, has a yellow weather warning in place due to expected rainfall, and thunderstorms have been forecast for Sunday (July 25).

Maidstone

Maidstone high street

The coming days in Maidstone look set to see the good weather continue, with long spells of unbroken sunshine forecast.

However, a yellow weather warning for rain has been put in place across the weekend.

Thunderstorms are expected to hit the area on Sunday (July 25).

Margate

There are no thunderstorms forecast for Margate this weekend, although rain is still expected.

Temperatures will be slightly cooler on Friday (July 23) peaking at around 19C, but will hit above 20C on the weekend.

A yellow weather warning is in place for rain over the weekend.

Ramsgate

Ramsgate is just one of a few Kent areas with no thunderstorms forecast over the weekend.

But rain is expected and the yellow weather warning will be in place for both Saturday and Sunday.

Temperatures for the remainder of the week are expected to peak at around 20C.

Tunbridge Wells

Temperatures are due to remain rather high for Tunbridge Wells this week.

Thursday (July 22) could see highs of 25C and a full day of unbroken sunshine, before cloud starts to set in towards the end of the week.

A yellow weather warning is in place over the weekend, with rain expected to fall on Sunday (July 25).

Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks high street

Sevenoaks will not be escaping the thunderstorms, with the town set to receive the thundery conditions on Sunday (July 25).

Thursday (July 22) will be a rather pleasant day with highs of 24C and unbroken sunshine forecast.

But rainfall is expected over the weekend, with a yellow weather warning in place.

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