Storm Ophelia causes disruption on Cumbria roads

Overturned lorry on the M6 near Shap now cleared Credit: ITV Border

Overturned vehicle on the M6 - CLEARED Two lanes are closed due to recovery work because of an overturned vehicle on the M6 Southbound between J40 A66 (Penrith) and J39 B6261 (Shap). Traffic is busy but moving.

Irish Street closed - Whitehaven B5345 Irish Street Westbound is closed due to a damaged building from Roper Street to Howgill Street.

Egremont Bridge closed Egremont Bridge is closed due to safety reasons at Church Street.

Kersey Bridge closed B5345 Kersey Bridge in Thornhill is closed due to safety reasons.

Ford Bridge closed New Road in Burneside is closed both ways due to emergency repairs at Bridge Street / New Street.

Windermere vehicle ferry not operating The vehicle ferry is not operating due to strong winds on Windermere between Bowness and Far Sawrey.

POLICE ARE URGING THE PUBLIC TO ONLY TRAVEL IF ESSENTIAL. Motorists should drive with caution and take emergency supplies such as blankets, food and water and mobile phones and chargers.

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