Flood alert from Heysham to Cockerham

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

The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the coast from Heysham to Cockerham at high tide.

Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades; some properties along the coast may be affected.

People are warned to stay away from the coast.

Environment Agency officers have checked defences and are monitoring sea levels and weather conditions. The tide is forecast to peak around 12.30pm.