UPDATED - Flood latest: school closures across Lancaster and Morecambe

Carnforth High School: one of the schools closed due to flooding

Carnforth High School: one of the schools closed due to flooding

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Schools across the Lancaster and Morecambe area are closed today due to power cuts following the weekend's floods which have left a trail of destruction in their wake.

The following schools are closed, according to Lancashire County Council:

Appletree Nursery School - No Electricity, No Heating, Adverse Weather, Excessive Staff Absence, Power off; not due back until Tuesday. Building takes 24 hours to heat. Some staff trapped in homes, unable to travel. Not possible to assess building for leaks due to excessive rainfall due to lack of power.

Carnforth High School - Flood, No Electricity, No Heating, Adverse Weather, The school is closed to assess the damage caused by the storm. In addition, many staff and students will be unable to travel to school.

Carnforth North Road Community Primary School - No Electricity

Chadwick High School - No Electricity, No Heating, Adverse Weather

Dallas Road Community Primary School - No Electricity, No Heating,

Dolphinholme Church of England Primary School - No Electricity, Adverse Weather, According to Electricity Northwest power will not be restored to Dolphinholme until 7pm on Tuesday December 8th. Hopefully school will re-open on Wednesday 9th December

Great Wood Primary School - No Electricity. Closed until power resumes

Hornby St Margaret's Church of England Primary School - No Water, Water gone off 19.00 on 6.12.15 No detail of return. Parents alerted early to allow alternative arrangements as travel difficult with flooding.

Lancaster Christ Church Church of England Primary School - No Electricity, No Heating, Safety, Excessive Staff Absence, School is closed as a result of the flooding caused by Storm Desmond. We will review on Monday afternoon. Electricity North West have advised that power may be off until 7pm on Tuesday 8th at the earliest.

Lancaster Girls' Grammar School - No Electricity, School will be closed all day on Monday.

Moorside Primary School - No Electricity, No Heating

Morecambe Community High School - No Electricity, Adverse Weather

Mossgate Primary School - No Electricity, due to flooding following severe weather. A

Over Kellet Wilson's Endowed Church of England Primary School - No Electricity, No Heating, Adverse Weather

Quernmore Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School - No Electricity, No Heating, Adverse Weather

Ridge Community Primary School - No Electricity

Scotforth St Paul's CofE Primary and Nursery School - No Electricity, Adverse Weather, Safety, School, like a lot of Lancaster and Morecambe is without electricity due to Storm Desmond.

St Mary's Catholic Primary School. Morecambe - No Electricity, No Heating, Power out throughout the area.

St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Heysham - No Electricity

The Loyne Specialist School - Flood , No Electricity, Adverse Weather

Trumacar Nursery and Community Primary School - Adverse Weather, Excessive Staff Absence, 4 staff stranded in Cumbria, staff homes affected in Lancaster and electricity company have told use no power until Tuesday at earliest

West End Primary School - No Electricity, Power cuts

And here's more schools news - brought in by members of the public this morning:

Ripley St Thomas School - closed

Westgate Primary School - shut today

Lancaster Road Primary School - closed until further notice

Skerton St Luke's - closed today

Lancaster & Morecambe College - closed today

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