Cumbria Police now warn that the M6 between Tebay and Penrith is potentially dangerous due to the high winds. a temporary speed lit of 50 mph is in place.
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Vigils have been held in the region to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme.
Vigils will take place across the region tonight to remember those who fought in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
In our Political Editor's latest blog; the Holyrood recess will be used to look at options for the future with the UK outside the EU.