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

Flooding is possible - be prepared

Windermere Lake levels remain high following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is likely to remain possible for a number of days. Low lying land and roads are at risk in 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. Please plan driving and walking routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and footpaths close to the edge of Windermere Lake, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 21/02/2020, or as the situation changes.

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