Hastings, Ramsgate, Dover and Ashford were among Kent towns affected by rail disruption. No bus replacement services ran as road conditions were too poor.
More travel chaos is predicted as temperatures plunge to as low as -10C overnight.
Whenever there is a news story on warm weather, such as floods or hurricanes, we are always told how this is caused by global warming. But why is it that when we have stories on extreme cold, there is no mention of global warming causing this, too? One might almost think that news was being pushed with a political slant whenever there's a flood or a hurricane.