The A591 is closed in both directions between the Pye Lane junction in Grasmere and the B5322 Back Lane junction in Legburthwaite, due to flooding and collapsed wall.
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Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
The Pirelli Rally began with a ceremonial start at the tyre manufacturer's Carlisle factory.
Torrential rain in the run up to today's crucial play off game between Salford City and Workington Reds.