A flood warning - meaning flooding is expected and immediate action is required - has been issued for parts of Carlisle.

It is currently in force for the river Eden, Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf Courses in the city.

A spokesman from the Environment Agency said: "River levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge.

"We forecast that the level at Linstock will peak at 3.4m at approximately 2.45am on Wednesday, December 11.

"Areas affected will be low lying roads, car parks, public spaces and recreational facilities at Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf Courses.

"Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water.

"The heavy rainfall has now passed over Cumbria, with only scattered showers expected on Wednesday.

"We are closely monitoring the situation."

The Environment Agency spokesman added that updates would be provided on Wednesday morning.

For further information, visit: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings