The Whitesands in Dumfries has now been closed to traffic due to flooding and reports that the high tide in Caresthorn brought flooding also.
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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".