Photos: ‘Tsunami’ Flood Hit Cumbria Village Glenridding Again

10 12 2015
As homeowners were beginning the huge clean-up operation to salvage as many of their possessions hit by the first wave of flooding as possible, the River Beck burst its banks again last night and sent raging torrents through the small village of Glenridding, Cumbria. (Photo by DailyMail)

As homeowners were beginning the huge clean-up operation to salvage as many of their possessions hit by the first wave of flooding as possible, the River Beck burst its banks again last night and sent raging torrents through the small village of Glenridding, Cumbria. (Photo by DailyMail)

The village of Glenridding in Cumbria is flooded for the second time in four days.

(Please click here for Storm Desmond: Severe Flooding In Cumbria (Photos)

Sky News reported,”Villagers in the Lake District describe the floodwaters as a “tsunami” that washed boulders weighing up to a tonne into the area.”

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Storm Desmond: Severe Flooding In Cumbria (Photos)

6 12 2015
Flooded roads in Appleby in Cumbria, as Storm Desmond hit the UK. (Press Association)

Flooded roads in Appleby in Cumbria, as Storm Desmond hit the UK. (Press Association)

Police have declared a major incident in Cumbria after heavy rain and strong wind up to 80mph brought by Storm Desmond caused severe flooding in Cumbria.

Cumbria is amongst the worst affected area in England by the storm where the River Greta near Keswick and the River Eden at Appleby overflowed, despite glass flood defences installed.

The village of Shap in Cumbria received the highest rainfall which is 7in (178.2mm) in 24 hours until 7pm on Saturday.

The average rainfall for Cumbria for December is 5.75in (146.1mm).

Some rivers in the area reached their highest ever recorded levels; and some road and highways were flooded.

The village of Braithwaite was cut off, after the main bridge connecting it to the rest of the county was swept away by the swollen river.

In Scotland, people were evacuated in Hawick after the River Teviot burst its banks and the Nith was flooded in Dumfries.

More than 80 flood warnings are in place around the UK, particularly Scotland, northern England, Wales and the Midlands.

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In Photos: Icy Blast Hits UK

30 01 2015
Weathe picture in Sheffield, South Yorkshire at the war memorial covered in snow outside the church on Hollinsend Road, Manor

Weathe picture in Sheffield, South Yorkshire at the war memorial covered in snow outside the church on Hollinsend Road, Manor

Heavy snow fell in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north of England causing major travel disruption.

Schools were closed in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Cumbria, Lancashire and Tameside, Greater Manchester.

Main roads in Durham, Yorkshire and north Wales were blocked, while more than a dozen rail services between Manchester and York were cancelled.








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