Heavy overnight rain has led to a beck bursting its banks and put nearby shops and businesses at risk of flood damage.
Firefighters are currently on the scene pumping out water just off the A69 at Warwick Bridge near Carlisle.
The businesses, including a cafe, are closed as they've been cut off and surrounded by the flood.
Police have confirmed that a body has been found in the water at Warwick Bridge, near Carlisle.
The body was discovered by a member of the public just before 11 am this morning.
A bridge to replace one that collapsed during flash flooding in Cumbria two years ago has been opened.
The village of Great Corby had been cut off from neighbouring Warwick Bridge.
Finola Miles reports.
A bridge which collapsed during flash flooding two years ago, cutting the village of Great Corby off from neighbouring Warwick Bridge, has reopened.
The road at Stony Beck gave way following torrential rain in the summer of 2011.
A temporary bridge was put up afterwards, but the road has been closed for the last three months.
The county council insists the road was reopened as soon as possible - but businesses say the timing of the closure has been unfortunate.
A road linking two Cumbrian villages is to reopen after a bridge was damaged beyond repair by flash flooding in 2011.
A temporary bridge was put in place between Warwick Bridge and Great Corby but the route has been shut for three months while a new permanent bridge was built.
An open meeting will be held in Warwick Bridge on plans to divert heavy traffic away from the village.
The proposals would see the A689 diverting traffic away from the A69 at Brampton.
Campaigners say the A689 is a straighter wider road that doesn't pass through any centres of population.