Flooding causes delays and road closures in Cumbria

Seaton, near Workington Credit: Cumbria County Council

A number or roads across Cumbria have been hit by flooding following the issue of a yellow wind and rain warning by the Met Office.

Where are drivers experiencing disruption?

Castle Green Road - Kendal A684 Castle Green Road is partially blocked both ways due to flooding near Castle Green Close.

Rydal - A591A591 closed both ways, with slow traffic.

Coast Road - Aldingham A5087 Coast Road is closed both ways due to flooding near Riddings Lane. Traffic is slow and drivers are advised to approach with care.

High Street - WorkingtonHeavy traffic due to flooding on A596 High Street both ways around Ellerbeck Lane.

Dalston - B5299B5299 at Lingyclose Road is just passable. Traffic is coping well.

Church Street - MilnthorpeA6 Church Street is just passable because of flooding between B5282 Park Road / B6384 Main Street (Milnthorpe) and Pool Darkin Lane (Beetham). Traffic is coping well.

Muncaster - A595A595 both ways between Fell Lane (Muncaster) and Main Street (Ravenglass) is just passable with slow traffic.

Wigton - A596A596 between B5302 (Wigton) and B5299 Brayton Road (Aspatria) is experiencing slow traffic and is just passable.

Braithwaite - B5292B5292 is closed both ways due to flood defence work between A66 and Longcroft.

Leece Road closed both ways due to flooding between Leece and Gleaston.

Main Road - SeatonMain Road blocked both ways due to flooding near Lowca Lane / Causeway Road.

Stainburn Road - Stainburn Flooding on Stainburn Road between Curwendale and Moor Road.

Bridge Street - BurnesideBridge Street is flooded both ways near New Road / New Street.

Windermere Ferry - Bowness-On-WindermereWindermere Ferry not operating due to strong winds on Windermere between Bowness and Far Sawrey.

Drivers are advised NOT to drive through flood water. Drains and manholes can become dislodged, leaving them uncovered - risking serious damage to vehicles.