Storm Desmond devastates the region

People in areas affected by the floods are being asked to remain vigilant as more rain is forecast.

A band of rain spreading into tomorrow will bring the potential for further disruption across Cumbria, as well as parts of Lancashire and North Yorkshire, the Environment Agency has said.

However rivers are not expected to return to levels reached last weekend.

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Watch: Lake District roads devastated by Desmond

Dozens of roads remain closed and hundreds of bridges are being inspected for flood damage in the wake of storm Desmond.

The worst affected is the A591 between Keswick and Grasmere. It will be closed for several months.

Matthew Taylor was the first reporter to see the damage close up with Karl Melville from Cumbrian Highways. Watch his report:

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