The Environment Agency's warning people to prepare for flooding this winter.
The ground is wetter than usual for the time of year, making the risk slightly higher.
The Agency has revamped its Incident Room, so it can cope better during extreme weather conditions.
Katie Hunter reports:
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The young female, believed to be a Staffy cross Border collie, was spotted wandering in the Mirehouse area of Whitehaven.
Cumbria Police say many of the knives were kitchen or trade knives, but there were also some "antique and dangerous weapons".