Storm Barra has hit the UK and Ireland with disruptive winds, heavy rain and snow forecasted for Tuesday, according to the Met Office.

More chaos is expected following the disruption caused recently by Storm Arwen.

Weather warnings for snow, ice, rain and wind have been issued as Storm Barra sweeps in from the Atlantic.

A yellow warning for ice across Cumbria was issued late on Monday evening. This is in addition to yellow warnings for wind that is already in place and a warning for snow in Carlisle.

The yellow warning for ice stretches across the whole of Cumbria.

Full weather warnings in Cumbria

A yellow warning for ice is active across Cumbria. This is currently to remain in place until 9am, Tuesday, December 7.

Yellow warnings for wind are currently in place until 11:59pm Tuesday, December 7.

A warning for snow is active in Carlisle, from 11am until 11:59pm Tuesday, December 7.

What is a yellow warning for ice?

According to the Met Office, when a yellow warning of ice is issued you can expect icy patches on roads and paths and extra care must be taken on surfaces that have not been gritted.

Flood warnings

Due to heavy rainfall over the weekend, the Upper River Derwent has an active flood warning. According to, flooding of Upper River Derwent is "possible" with levels rising over Monday night into Tuesday, December 7.

View the Upper River Derwent warning here.

To keep up to date with the active weather warnings in Cumbria, visit the Met Office website.