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Thursday, 18 December 2014

Heavy rain hits Carlisle

Heavy rain swamped Carlisle early this afternoon as the predicted downpour arrived.

Related: Met Office forecasts heavy rain for Cumbria

The Met Office had warned that there was a risk of severe weather affecting parts of England - including Cumbria - and Scotland today.

Heavy showers with hail and thunder had been expected to develop during the day.

They will, says the Met Office, have the potential to give rainfall totals of 20 to 30mm - and possibly more than 50mm in some places.

They are expected to die out during the evening.

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Heavy rain in Cumbria? I don't believe you. It never rains in our wonderful county, in fact its sunny right now! oh wait, thats a street light, its 00:17, oh and its raining, im confuddled.

Posted by Tony Hooper on 17 July 2009 at 00:32

I thought it was great. I got my drive pressure washed for free!

Posted by Michelle on 28 June 2009 at 15:46

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