Storm Desmond devastates the region

People in areas affected by the floods are being asked to remain vigilant as more rain is forecast.

A band of rain spreading into tomorrow will bring the potential for further disruption across Cumbria, as well as parts of Lancashire and North Yorkshire, the Environment Agency has said.

However rivers are not expected to return to levels reached last weekend.

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Jeremy Corbyn visits Cumbria today

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Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn MP, will be visiting flood-hit areas of the Border region today.

He will be visiting Cockermouth Main Street this morning and flooded properties in Botcherby, Carlisle later.

He will also be joined by Shadow Environment Secretary, Kerry McCarthy MP.

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