Flooding warnings in place in Keswick as Environment Agency issues alerts in Cumbria

A flood warning and seven flood alerts have been issued across Cumbria. Credit: PA

A flood warning and a number of alerts are in place across Cumbria.

A yellow warning for rain is also in place until 8pm on Tuesday 10 January.

Heavy rainfall is expected, with some flooding "likely", the Met Office said.

A number of alerts are in place across the county.

Where there are warnings, people are warned to take immediate action. Where alerts are issued, flooding is possible and people are encouraged to be prepared.

Flood warning:

Keswick campsite - River remains high on the River Greta, River Derwent and Derwent Water. Areas at risk include low lying areas bordering the shores of Derwent Water and the front of Keswick Camping and Caravan Club site.

Dragley Beck at Ulverston from Dragley Beck Bridge on Well Lane downstream to South Ulverston - Properties are at risk of flooding.

Flood Alerts:

  • Lower River Eden

  • Rivers Brathay, Rothay and Winster

  • Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck

  • Rivers Ehen, Calder, Irt and Esk

  • Rivers Kent and Bela

  • Rivers Lowther and Eamont

  • Upper River Aire catchment

  • Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water

  • Upper River Eden

  • Upper River Ure

  • Upper River Wharfe

An alert for the coast from Silloth to St Bees has now been removed.

For further information about the alerts in place visit the Government's website.

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