We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.
Flood Warning issued on 11 Oct 2017 22:53
The heavy rainfall has passed over Cumbria. River levels are now falling and are expected to fall below the flood warning level at 03:00 on Thursday 12 October 2017. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message should the situation change.
Flood Warning issued on 11 Oct 2017 14:10
Heavy rain is currently falling in the West Lake catchment and river levels will continue to rise over the next few hours.
The main area of concern are properties and low lying areas around Southwaite Bridge.
We are expecting the river to go through the flood warning threshold of 2.0 metres and peak at around 18:30 on Wednesday 11 October at a level of 2.2 metres.
Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing around this area. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.
We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated in due course.