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Police are currently dealing with a jack-knifed lorry between Allonby and Silloth.
The road is closed and is expected to be so for some time.
Patients have been advised by hospitals across the region not to travel in bad weather if they have appointments to get to, with many hospitals cancelling or postponing non-urgent appointments and procedures.
It comes after the Beast from the East brought a blanket of snow to the region, causing disruption to travel.
Travel conditions have been so hazardous that staff at North Cumbrian hospitals with 4x4 vehicles were asked to help others to get into work safely.
And mountain rescue teams were also called out to assist staff making visits to patients in Cumbria.
The Beast from the East has problems on roads across the Border region.
Many roads in Cumbria are closed as vehicles are becoming stranded, while others are said to be under hazardous conditions.
Two lanes blocked on the M6 Northbound between Kendal and Tebay. Traffic is queueing and there are long delays on the road due to stranded vehicles.
There are also reports of an accident on the M6 Southbound between J45 and J44 (Carlisle North).
Some roads in parts of the south of Scotland are also affected.
The Met Office have issued their highest ever warning for SNOW.
The area takes in northern parts of the Scottish Borders.
A RED WARNING means:
Extreme weather is expected.
You should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impact of the weather.
Widespread damage, travel and power disruption and risk to life is likely.
You must avoid dangerous areas and follow the advice of the emergency services and local authorities.
Here's the detail:
An earthquake with a 3.2 magnitude was felt in west Cumbria this morning.
It struck at 7.33am at Mosser, near Cockermouth, according to the British Geological Survey.
People living in Maryport, Whitehaven and Cockermouth are reporting they felt the earthquake.
Police are urging the public to avoid travelling if not necessary this morning, following heavy snowfall in Cumbria.
Heavy snow brought by the 'Beast from the East' has closed a number of schools across Cumbria and the south of Scotland.
See updated school closures here:
Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to accident on M6 Northbound between J39 B6261 (Shap) and J40 A66 (Penrith).
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