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Further ice warning issued for Cumbria and southern Scotland

A yellow warning suggests that severe weather is possible Credit: Met Office

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice in Cumbria and southern Scotland.

Ice is likely to form on Friday evening and overnight into Saturday on roads, pavements and cycle paths that haven't been gritted.

Snow showers are also expected on high grounds. Drivers are warned there is a risk of slippery surfaces which will make driving conditions difficult.



Cumbria roads remain closed after flooding

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Carnforth - A6 Northbound closed, heavy traffic due to flooding between A6070 and Nineteen Acre Lane / Tarn Lane.

Kendal - A684 Singleton Park Road is just passable both ways between Park Side Road and Hayclose Lane.

Abbey Town - B5307 is closed both ways between Abbeytown and Newton Arlosh.

Warcop - B6259 is closed both ways because of flooding around Swillings Lane.

Warwick-On-Eden - B6263 is closed both ways between A69 and Cumwhinton.

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A7 reopens as 41 tonne crane is recovered

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A 41 tonne crane which closed the A7 after leaving the road and becoming trapped in the road barrier has been recovered and the road is now open.

Traffic is being controlled by traffic lights and kept to single file. The road will close again at 3pm today for around two hours while temporary safety barriers are put in place.

The incident happened on the A7 just south of Skippers Bridge, Langholm.

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