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A yellow weather warning for rain has been issued for Cumbria by the Met Office, between 1 and 11am on Wednesday 24 January.
Heavy rain and strong winds are expected, with some properties in danger of flooding.
Public transport could also be affected, with spray and flooding on roads making journey times longer for drivers.
It's been a very wet Christmas for parts of Cumbria overnight, with more than 100mm of rain falling in higher areas. There is now a yellow warning for rain in force from 9:30am to 11pm today.
Further showers with heavy spells may well lead to some flooding of low lying areas, and possibly some properties in prone locations:
- Keswick Campsite
- Rivers Brathay, Rothay and Winster
- Rivers Caldew and Petteril
- Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent
- Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck
- Rivers Ehen, Calder, Irt and Esk
- Rivers Wampool and Ellen
- Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water
The heaviest of the rain will ease off this evening, but lighter bursts are likely to continue through the night and into Boxing Day, especially over the higher Fells in Central Lakeland.
The Met Office has published a warning for possible heavy rain in the Border region overnight tonight.
The Yellow Warning of rain is for places across Cumbria and up to the Scottish Borders, from midnight to 09:00 tomorrow morning.
People in Eastriggs say yesterday's hail storm has caused tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage to cars and caravans.
This footage shows just how powerful the storm was.
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Just hours after we enjoyed the hottest day of the year, thunder storms and heavy rain swept through Cumbria and southern Scotland.
A Met Office yellow weather warning is still in place and emergency services remain on standby.
Watch this report from Hannah McNulty:
During a stormy morning ITV Border's cameras captured this time lapse footage of dark clouds massing over Carlisle, and breaking into heavy rain.
A Cumbrian school, which was closed after being damaged by this morning's storms, will reopen tomorrow.
Cockermouth School was closed to all students today following "severe storm damage".
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