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Met Office: Flooding "of a few homes and businesses likely"

The Met Office is warning 30-44 mm of rain could fall in a few hours on Sunday Credit: Met Office

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Cumbria, with the Met Office warning a few homes and business could be flooded. After several days of sunshine, heavy rain is due on Sunday bringing with it some localised flooding and travel disruption.

Cumbria is likely to be affected first with the warning in place from 12.15 am until 8 am when the rain will move south.

  • The following could occur:
  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Some interruption to power supplies may occur due to lightning

Anyone concerned is advised to check the Met Office website for more details