As businesses and households try to cope after the flooding, transport has also been affected.
Network Rail now tell us that trains between Barrow and Whitehaven are running again but a bus replacement service is running between Whitehaven and Carlisle.
Cumbria Police have also confirmed that the B5300 is still closed between the A596 and B5301 due to flooding.
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