Sgt Paul Brown of Cumbria Police says they had to close the A66 to Easter traffic despite causing chaos on many roads in the Northern Lake District area.
More top news
A look at the forecast for the Border region.
It's been the UK's driest first half of September since available records started in 1960.
With just hours to go until Scots go to the polls, we take a look at how the vote will unfold and answer your key questions.