B5344 closed due to heavy flooding

The B5344 has been closed between Holmrook and Seascale due to heavy flooding.

Drigg Railway station is also closed due to the flooding

Police and the Highways Agency are at the scene and are advising motorists to avoid the area and to drive carefully.

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Flooding in the Border region

Heavy rainfall yesterday caused flooding across the region with a number of people having to be rescued from floodwaters.