Heavy rain and high winds warning for
High winds and heavy rain have caused problems on roads across
With 100mm of rain forecast in the next 24 hours, the Environment Agency has issued 36 flood alerts and seven warnings.
The A6 south of Penrith was blocked for a time by a fallen tree, which also brought down power lines near
A number of roads were only passable with care due to standing water. They included the A595 at Bothel, and the Crossthwaite Roundabout at Keswick.
Carlisle was closed for a time after masonry fell from the former Mood nightclub building.
A spokesperson for the Highways Agency said: "Drivers are advised to plan their journeys before setting out, check the weather and traffic conditions, leave extra time for their journeys if travel conditions are poor, and delay their journey if the weather becomes severe."
24 September 2012 Last updated at 20:44
Sourced from BBC NEWS
My blog has been a bit quiet for the last week or two. I've been to the Lake District this week, had a good swim, and did a couple of walks. Some gear was put to the test while I was there. So plenty of photographs to sort through and reviews to write up over the next few days once I've deflated my arm bands.