Persistent and heavy rainfall has been forecast for Wednesday 10th August and Thursday 11th August, beginning in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The risk from river flooding is low as there is not much water in the rivers. However there is a risk of surface water flooding. The rain is predicted to fall on the Western fells. Please be alert for blocked drains and be prepared to clear any debris.
Detailed weather warnings relating to rain in Cumbria will be posted on this site when they are issued.
Current weather warnings in force can be seen on the Met Office’s website.