1. ITV Report

Eleven severe flood warnings issued for the north of England

The Environment Agency has issued 11 severe flood warnings, which could mean a possible danger to life, for communities in Cumbria.

They include the River Kent, in Kendal, various watercourses in Egremont and the River Ehen in the Egremont area.

Recent weather forecasts have predicted heavy rain, particularly across western hills in England and Wales. Strong winds are also expected, with gales likely on exposed coasts and hills.