The Environment Agency have issued a flood warning for Dragley and Lunds Becks at Ulverston. They say that "immediate action is required."
A spokesperson said:
"River levels have risen at the Fitz Bridge river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms.
"Consequently, flooding of property is possible for the next few hours today, 11/08/2020.
"Flooding is expected to affect low lying areas and property adjacent to Dragley and Lund Becks at Ulverston, including Steel Street, North Lonsdale Road, Cross Lane and Kennedy Street, Rydal Road, Watery Lane, Fitz Bridge, Morecambe Road, Rope Walk and parts of South Ulverston at Low Mill Bridge, South View Farm and Outcast.