Flood warning for Lune estuary

Flood-swollen River Lune. Skerton Weir.
Flood-swollen River Lune. Skerton Weir.

A flood alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the Lune Estuary coast at North Morecambe Bay.

Low land may be affected including Lancaster and Sunderland Point.

The peak of the flood is expected at 12.07pm today, August 12 and at 00.25am and 12.52pm on August 13. Tidal spray and offshore flooding may occur.

Beware for at least two hours before and after the above peak hours.

Avoid beaches, promenades, footpaths and roads in the area where flooding is expected.

For further information contact your local Environment Agency Duty Officer on 0845 988 1188 for up to date flooding information when asked for the Quick Dial number 0224 2224.

The website is www.environment-agency.gov.uk.