The River Ellen in Maryport as reportedly burst its bank

The River Ellen in Maryport as reportedly burst its bank and is causing flooding on the Mealpot Road. Motorists are told not to use the area and seek alternative routes.

Also the A595 at Muncaster has been closed due to flooding.

Motorists are advised not to drive through flood water that they are not aware of the depth of, please do not tie up emergency services by driving through deep flood water.