Police in Cumbria are warning motorists to travel only if it is absolutely necessary.
They are dealing with a number of weather-related incidents caused by strong winds in parts of the region.
The southbound M6 near Tebay has been closed after a lorry was overturned.
A section of a former motel roof has blown off, blocking the A595 near Cockermouth.
Meanwhile, with strong winds and heavy rain across Southern Scotland there are reports of blown-down trees on rural roads.
More to follow.
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