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Flooding in the Border region

Heavy rainfall yesterday caused flooding across the region with a number of people having to be rescued from floodwaters.

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Disruption on rail services due to flooding

Trains on the First Transpennine Express and Virgin Trains services are currently delayed because of flooding on the line.

The disruption is affecting the line between Preston and Glasgow Central, and between Preston and Edinburgh Waverley, and has been caused by flooding between Oxenholme Lake District and Penrith.

Services are subject to delays of up to an hour while the line is cleared, and the disruption is expected to be ongoing until around 5pm.

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