Flash floods hit Cumbria

Over the weekend, parts of Cumbria recorded 42mm of rainfall which is close to the average for the whole of May.

Flooding clean up continues

A collapsed wall at Boltongate Credit: ITV News Border

The clean up in Cumbria continues this week following flash flooding in the county on Saturday (18th May).

Many roads have been damaged and Cumbria County Council are asking people to call them to report issues.

The highways hotline is 08456096609.

Flooding damage at Hesket Newmarket. Credit: ITV News Border
The floods washed away some tar on the main road in Hesket Newmarket. Credit: ITV News Border

Advertisement

Cumbrian town flooded after heavy rainfall

Over the weekend, parts of Cumbria have recorded 42mm of rainfall which is close to the average for the whole of May.

The market town of Wigton has experienced flooding after heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours.

Station Road in Wigton, Cumbria Credit: Sarah Studholme
Miller Park in Wigton, Cumbria Credit: Sarah Studholme
Miller Park in Wigton, Cumbria Credit: Sarah Studholme
Rookies Play Centre in Wigton was flooded Credit: Sarah Studholme
Rookies Play Centre in Wigton was flooded Credit: Sarah Studholme