UPDATE: Flood warning issued for south Cumbria coast, including Canal Foot in Ulverston, for high tide
A flood warning - advising people to take immediate action - has been issued for the Cumbrian coastline at north Morecambe Bay tonight.
The affected area includes Roa Island, the coast road, Ulverston, Cartmel Peninsula, Arnside and Silverdale.
The tide is expected to peak between 11.45pm and 12.30pm tonight.
Canal Foot has crossed the tidal flood warning threshold and other areas along this section of coast are close to flood warning thresholds.
People are being warned to stay away from the coast, and Environment Agency officers are checking defences and monitoring sea levels and wind... read more