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What's still to come from Storm Eleanor?

Credit: Met Office

There is still a warning for strong winds in place today after Storm Eleanor brought gusts of up to 100 mph to parts of the region last night.

The Met Office's amber 'Be Prepared' warning has now been downgraded to yellow and is in place until around 6pm this evening.

Power cuts might happen and injuries from flying debris are possible in coastal communities, which are expected to be hit by large waves and spray.

Public transport may be disrupted. Information on road closures across the region can be found here.


Cumbria and southern Scotland on flood alert

Storm Eleanor is expected to cause flooding in coastal areas across the region Credit: ITV Border

A combination of high tides and storm surge caused by Storm Eleanor is expected to affect the coastal areas of Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway throughout today:

Flood warnings

  • Cumbrian coastline from Gretna to Silloth
  • Loch Ryan, Dumfries and Galloway
  • South West Rhins, Dumfries and Galloway
  • West Luce Bay, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Outer Wigtown Bay, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Inner Wigtown Bay, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Fleet Bay, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Kirkcudbright Bay, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Rough Firth, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Southerness Point, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Nith Tidal, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Upper Solway Firth, Dumfries and Galloway
  • East Luce Bay, Dumfries and Galloway

Flood alerts

  • Coast from Gretna to Silloth, Cumbria
  • Coast from Silloth to St Bees, Cumbria
  • Coast from St Bees Head to Millom, Cumbria
  • Lower River Eden, Cumbria
  • Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water, Cumbria

Keep up to date with the latest flooding updates in southern Scotland and Cumbria.