"It's inevitable that we will see some of this die-back disease in Cumbria. It's a problem that's been going on in Europe for a number of years now and now that it's in Britain it's going to spread relentlessly probably north and further west so I do expect we will see it at some point sooner or later in Cumbria and we'll have to deal with it when it comes here."
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's weather forecast for Cumbria and the South of Scotland
Gusty winds with sunshine and showers. A cooler night ahead
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.