Tidal surge warning for Barrow coast as high tide approaches - homes without power
Last updated at 22:52, Wednesday, 18 December 2013
A WARNING has been issued about high tide on the Barrow and south Cumbria coast this evening.
Winds are expected to create a significant surge when the tide reaches its highest point at 12:09am.
The Environment Agency has issued the alerts as high winds well above 80mph have hit the county.
The alerts are the lowest level with the possibility of flooding expected.
Part of the A595 at Moota has closed in both directions after the roof of the Moota Hotel blew off.
Electricity NorthWest is reporting homes in Cumbria without power because of the high winds.
Motorists are being advised to travel with care.
First published at 20:50, Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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