Heavy rain leads to clean-up in West Cumbria

A clean-up operation is underway in West Cumbria following heavy downpours which saw 3 inches of rain in just two hours.

This report from Samantha Parker starts with footage from from St Bees resident Emma-Jane Taylor and shows just how dramatic the flooding was at its height.


Flooding in west Cumbria

Motorists are being advised to avoid Whitehaven because of the risk of flooding.