The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for heavy rain in Cumbria and southern Scotland between 8am Wednesday and 4am Thursday.
Several flood alerts have also been issued across Cumbria. Drivers are advised to expect travel delays as flooding and spray is set to affect roads.
Strong winds are expected to move east over Cumbria between 9am Wednesday and 7am Thursday.
Delays to public transport are expected as the bad weather adds to the difficult travel conditions.
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