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Flood warnings and alerts remain in place across Cumbria and the South of Scotland after a weekend of heavy rainfall.Read the full story ›
Bad weather has led to major disruption after heavy downpours caused a landslide, covering a section of the Settle-Carlisle line.Read the full story ›
A yellow weather warning has been put in place for most of the UK from 6pm tonight until 9am tomorrow.Read the full story ›
Weather warnings surrounding Storm Eleanor have been upgraded for parts of our region.
The Met Office have issued an AMBER 'Be Prepared' warning for strong winds.
The deepening area of low pressure will bring gales and severe gales to northern England and Southern Scotland, clearing eastern England during tomorrow morning.
Gusts of 80mph are possible and could well cause some damage overnigh
Coastal communities across Cumbria and south-west Scotland are being warned of potential 80mph winds as Storm Eleanor heads for the UK.Read the full story ›
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice in Dumfries and Galloway between 3pm today 12pm tomorrow.
Showers of rain, sleet and snow are expected throughout tonight and into Thursday morning.
Motorists are advised to take extra care as icy patches will form on untreated surfaces such as roads and pavements.
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Heavy, thundery showers will turn locally torrential with the risk of hail this afternoon and evening.
Whilst most places will miss the worst, please be aware of the risk of localised flooding.
The warning stays in place until 9pm tonight.
As much as 50mm of rain could fall in just a few hours.
Police are issuing a weather warning relating to heavy rainfall and strong winds which are set to hit Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway this evening.
Information from the Met Office indicates that this evening and overnight into Tuesday heavy rain is expected, with around 15-20mm set to fall in the space of six hours. Strengthening winds will start this evening as west southwesterlies, however will veer to northwesterly from the early hours of Tuesday, with gusts forecast to exceed 55 mph inland, and 60 – 70 mph in exposed coastal areas.
Motorists are asked to consider road conditions over this period as the heavy rain will bring the dangers of standing water and spray across roads in the region. Again strong gusting winds will affect driving conditions and motorists are asked to drive to the conditions they come across.
The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will reach the UK on Monday night, bringing a period of strong winds and heavy rain to the UK.Read the full story ›