More bad weather is predicted to sweep across the region today.
It follows flooding in the Scottish Borders and across West Cumbria yesterday and over the weekend.
Train services were disrupted and are expected to be affected again today.
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The 22-year-old fell from the horse when it suffered a ruptured artery in Carrutherstown, Dumfries and Galloway.
The man had been driving a suspected stolen car from Levens to Broughton in Furness when he was struck by the police vehicle.
Tullie House has been awarded the sum which they will use to fund a new fashion and costume gallery.