'Power restored' in North East

Northern Powergrid engineers have now restored power to all storm hit customers in the North East of England where access to their properties has been possible, said the company.

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Floods shut railway for second time in 24 hours

One of the main railways between Scotland and England has closed for the second time in 24 hours, as flooding brought chaos to the transport network.

Trains are unable to run between Glasgow and Carlisle on the West Coast mainline because of a problem with overhead wires. Buses are replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow.

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