Cobra committee to meet over new Cumbria flooding fears
25 December 2015
From the section UK
Appleby in Cumbria has flooded three times in the last month, this was the scene on Wednesday
The government’s emergency committee, Cobra, is set to meet on Christmas Day to discuss fears more rain later could bring further flooding to Cumbria.
The county has suffered flooding this month and is braced for further problems over the next couple of days.
People are set to spend Christmas Day putting out sandbags in preparation.
Heavy rain is forecast to fall on already high rivers and saturated ground later on Friday. Flooding has hit the county …read more
Source:: BBC UK