Flooding causes disruption in Cumbria
Last updated at 11:44, Saturday, 05 October 2013
HEAVY rain caused choas on the roads of Cumbria with routes affected by flooding.
Residents in Lowther Road, Millom, were also hit by heavy floods after torrential downpours overnight and in the morning.
According to one resident, the problems started around 10am. He said: "It doesn't normally get this bad. The one question everybody is asking is why don't the police close the road? When the cars come through the floods it pushes the water down our driveways."
Kieran McQuire, 23, said water had found its way into his garage.
He said: "We were scooping it out with buckets. It's not got into the house, but if it rains again it could be quite concerning. If it does we are going to put sandbags down."
The Met Office has said more rain is expected on Sunday. The public is warned to be aware of surface water and potential flooding in low lying areas.
First published at 15:31, Wednesday, 02 October 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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