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Glenridding village sees flooding for third time in fortnight

Glenridding shown flooded on today after a nearby waterway overflowed. Photo: Glenridding Hotel

The Cumbrian village of Glenridding is experiencing flooding for the third time in just over a fortnight.

Owners of the local Glenridding Hotel posted a series of pictures on Facebook showing the impact of more heavy rain and wind, which has prompted a series of flood warnings across the region.

Parts of the hotel were hit by 2ft of flooding. Credit: Glenridding Hotel

The owners wrote that they were "feeling defeated" as the hotel's bar and kitchen were flooded again, adding that fire services were attending to help pump out water around two feet deep.

Several flood warnings and alerts have been issued across Cumbria, while a number of roads have also been closed as the conditions take their toll on parts of the country struggling to recover.

Just two weeks ago Storm Desmond wrought devastation in the region and parts of the north-west.

Many were left homeless by the flooding, as defences built just three years ago were breached by record rainfall.

Prince Charles visited flood-hit residents in Cumbria on Monday. Credit: ITV Border

In response the government pledged a £50 million fund to help affected families and businesses recover. On Monday Prince Charles visited people hit by the flooding in Cumbria, seeing first hand the homes left devastated by the adverse conditions.

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