POLICE released a statement at 12.10pm today (Monday, December 7) stating that the northbound carriageway of the A591 dual carriageway at Prizet, Kendal, has reopened following flooding.

One lane remains closed but traffic is now able to travel from Junction 36 of the M6 motorway towards Kendal, Windermere and Ambleside.

The A591 remains closed north of Grasmere (between Grasmere and Keswick) and is likely to be for some time.

The southbound carriageway of the A591 at Prizet was reopened yesterday.