This is the 3pm shot of River Eden at Appleby - The Environment Agency predicted it would peak now and if the water doesn't come any higher it looks like Appleby will escape flooding.
Keith Ashcroft from the Environment Agency has spoken to our reporter Hannah Lomas he told her how much more rain they are expecting
– Keith Ashcroft
" Four and a half inches of rain has fallen in Cumbria over the last 24 hrs and we're anticipating another inch and a half between now and midnight."
Some businesses in Carlisle have been flooded overnight. The sugar craft specialist shop at the Viaduct estate by English Damside was one of those hit.
Sporting facilities have been affected by the flood water. The Indoor bowls club hasn't been able to open.
The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency have issued five flood warnings for the Scottish Borders. This means that flooding is expected and immediate action is required. The Flood warnings are as follows:
- Greenlaw to Allanton
- Peebles (Eddleston Water)
- Preston to Paxton
- Romannobridge to Lyne Station
- Shiplaw to Crossburn including Eddleston
A resident watches as water rises round his house. Properties in the Cuddyside area are at risk of flooding.
Residents living near Eddlestone water at the Cuddyside in Peebles have been warned to return home, as their homes are at risk at flooding. They advising people to rescue what they can and move as much as possible to higher ground and upstairs.
Network rail have said the Carlisle to Seattle line is closed and are unable to say when it will be opened again. These are the problems:
- A landslip in the Smardale area, near Kirkby Stephen.
- Flooding at Stainforth Tunnel
- Flooding at Switches farm
- Flooding at Tatterthwaite
There is also a 20mph speed limit on the West Coast mainline at Tebay.