Flooding in the Border region

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

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Cumbrian rivers on flood alert

The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for rivers across Cumbria.

The rivers affected are as follows:

  • Rivers Brathay, Rothay and Winster
  • Middle River Eden
  • Rivers Lowther and Eamont
  • Rivers Esk and Irthing
  • Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck
  • Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent
  • Rivers Greta, St Johns Beck and Bassenthwaite Lake
  • Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water
  • Rivers Wampool and Ellen
  • Upper River Eden
  • River Calder
  • Rivers Kent and Bela
  • Rivers Ehen, Calder, Irt and Esk
  • Rivers Caldew and Petteril
  • Lower River Eden

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