One THOUSAND migrants make it to Kent in just one day
Migrant crossings have hit another record high with at least 1,000 men, women and children spotted making the journey to the UK o Monday - as Boris Johnson urges France to stop the crossings.
The astonishing new figure, based on witness sightings collated by Sky News, is thought to be the highest daily figure and well over the previous record of 828 on August 21.
The Prime Minister now claims that Home Secretary Priti Patel is 'working around the clock' to ensure France impedes the passage of illegal migrants across the Channel.
A packed lifeboat was pictured arriving on a beach in Dungeness in Kent Monday morning after picking up migrants from a dinghy out at sea.
A second dinghy was shown pulled up on the shingle with discarded lifejackets around it.
Three large white coaches were seen parked up on a stretch of land, apparently ready to drive away the arriving migrants.
Witnesses described authorities including Border Force, and the RNLI, as being very busy as a steady stream of crossings was under way amid calm waters and sunny skies.
Sunday saw the first small boat crossings for more than two weeks due to bad weather.
Some 158 people arrived on Dover from four boats.