Storm Desmond: Rain causes further Cumbria flooding
9 December 2015
From the section Cumbria
Glenridding has been cut off since the weekend
Heavy rain has hit Cumbria, causing problems on roads, and the village of Glenridding has once again been flooded after the river burst its banks.
About 12 hours of rain had been predicted, but it was not expected to be as severe as during Storm Desmond.
Glenridding, which had been cut off since Sunday, has now been flooded, and police, military officers and the fire service are currently at the scene.
Police have advised residents to stay indoors.
The Environment Agency said it was closely monitoring river levels around …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed