LOCALISED flooding caused by heavy rain caused considerable disruption across the county with a number of roads closed or impassable and schools being forced to close.

The following roads are still affected today:

  • Flooding on B5301 both ways from Aspatria Train Station (Aspatria) to Wardhall turn off (Arkleby). Approach with care.
  • Earlier flooding and impassable on the road between Orton Rigg (Orton Rigg) and B5307 Moorhouse (Moorhouse).

The following roads which were previously affected have now reopened:

  • A69 Between Brampton & Warwick bridge
  • Wigton to Aikton Road (near Moorhouse Mill)
  • Blennerhasset Bridge (River Ellen)
  • Woodhouses to Orton Rigg Road
  • B5299 Dalston Road (Carlisle
  • B5302 King Street and B5305 Station Road in Wigton
  • A6 Carleton to M6 J42
  • A595 Red Dial (near Wigton
  • A595 Cardewlees to Newby Cross
  • Kingmoor Road (Carlisle)
  • Houghton Road (Houghton)
  • Scotby Road (Scotby)
  • A689 Milton to Hallbankgate near Brampton

There are currently no weather warnings or alerts at this time.