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

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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.