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for Flood alert in force now Rivers Brathay, Rothay and Winster

Flooding is possible - be prepared

River levels remain high at the Far Sawrey river gauge as a result of persistent overnight rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads in the Langdale,Grasmere,Ambleside,Troutbeck,Windermere,Hawkshead,Rusland Valley,Newby Bridge,Backbarrow,Cartmel, Cark and Winster Valley areas. High river and lake levels are possible on Great Langdale Beck, River Brathay, River Rothay, Trout Beck, Mill Beck, Cunsey Beck, Windermere Lake, Rusland Pool, River Eea, River Winster and their tributaries. Intermittent rainfall is expected to continue today, 24/11/20 and overnight tonight with river and lake levels expected to remain high throughout this period. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/11/20 or as the situation changes.

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