After heavy rainfall battered Cumbria during the last 48 hours, some roads remain closed. 

Yesterday a number of roads were closed or unpassable due to flood water, with most of the areas affected located in north Cumbria. 

The following roads remain closed:

  • A7 both ways partially blocked due to flooding at Westlinton Bridge.
  • A6071 Irthing Bridge both ways closed due to flooding from Roman Road to turning for Walton.
  • Newbiggin Road both ways closed due to flooding from Durdar Road (Durdar Crossroads, Durdar) to Brisco Crossroads (Carleton). Traffic is coping well.
  • Flooding on Lanercost Road both ways from Banks (Banks) to Boothby (Boothby). Approach with care.
  • Back roads around Upperby and Durdar are reported to be flooded.
  • The B5345 (St Bees Road) remains flooded, but is passable with care.
  • The bypass linking Carlisle to Burgh by Sands is flooded.
  • The Brampton to Lanercost road is open as normal.
  • Flooding in places on the A69 from Corby Hill onwards.
  • St Ninian's Bridge in Carlisle is flooded.
  • Kingmoor Road in Carlisle is flooded under the bridge.
  • A591 Bothel to Castle Inn is flooded in places.
  • Silverdale Road and the bottom of Pennine way in Harraby are flooded.
  • The B5301 from Arkleby to Aspatria is now clear.
  • There is flooding in places on the B5302 from Silloth to Carlisle.
  • Scaleby from Houghton Road through to Brampton Road is flooded.
  • B5305 Catterlen to Skelton flooded in parts.
  • A69 Warwick Bridge has now been reopened both ways following flooding. 
  • A7 south of Langholm is open with temporary traffic lights and one lane in operation.