Water pouring down the road in Egremont
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Egremont hit by flash flooding

Parts of Cumbria were hit by flash flooding after a night of heavy rain.

The Met Office said 40mm (1.7in) of rain fell in less than three hours, affecting areas including Sandwith, Egremont, St Bees, Beckermet, Gosforth, Ravenglass and Seascale.

Egremont resident Maureen Doran filmed water pouring down Old Bridge in the town.

  • 30 Aug 2012