There are still 3,000 homes without power across Cumbria this evening.
So far electricity has successfully been restored to 7,000 homes since lunch time.
Electricity North West have drafted in extra engineers and will continue to work throughout the evening to restore power to customers as quickly as possible.
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A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.
A number of new and ongoing road improvements are planned for Monday 24 July to Sunday 30 July across the region.
A driver whose illegal over-taking led to him crashing his car head-on into another car, has been jailed today for two-and-a-half years.