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Flooding information

Flooding advice

Advice on emergency planning and financial support from Cumbria County Council's Winter Ready campaign.

Sandbags

Sandbags are available at the following public collection points:

  • Ulverston: North Lonsdale Road Depot LA12 9DZ
  • Kendal: Canal Head Depot, Kendal LA9 7BY
  • Windermere: Ecclerigg Depot, Ecclerigg, Windermere LA23 1LJ

Contact us for more information.

Flooding maps and warnings

Floodline: 0345 988 1188 or 0845 988 1188

Flood warnings for England

Flooding and extreme weather guidance

Long term flood risk assessment

Roads and bridges closed due to bad weather

If you've been affected by flooding

Report a flood

Report a flood or possible cause of flooding

Report a flood incident to Cumbria County Council

Health advice

How to clean up safely

Flooding: questions and answers about health

Homeless advice

If you find yourself made homeless due to the flooding see homeless advice.

Insurance advice

Insurance advice to people who have suffered flood damage

Flood re

Dealing with builders after the floods

If you have concerns regarding builders or contractors post flooding contact Trading Standards.