Flood warning in place for Cumbrian coast
Published at 08:05, Monday, 03 March 2014
A flood warning is in force for the Cumbrian coast between Gretna and Silloth in anticipation of the high spring tide due at 1.08pm today.
The Environment Agency is anticipating tidal spray and onshore flooding potentially affecting Mossband Hall, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, the Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh and also Skinburness and Silloth.
A less severe flood alert is in force for the coastline between Silloth and St Bees, with Maryport, Flimby, Whitehaven named as locations at particular risk.
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