Environment Agency room opens

A new Environment Agency incident room is opening in Penrith to help monitor flood risks

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Winter flood warning for Cumbria

Communities in Cumbria are being warned they are facing an increased risk flooding this winter.

The Environment Agency has issued the warning, saying the wet weather and strong winds to come this month are to blame.

The announcement comes as a new incident room, run by the agency, opens in Penrith today.

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