Widespread sunshine continues through the afternoon, although there may be the odd isolated shower.
It will be a mild and muggy night with patchy cloud and occasional clearer spells. Some mist and fog patches are likely over hills.
BBC Radio 4
Matt Baker visits one of the most beautiful yet hard to build railway lines in the country, from Settle to Carlisle.
The entry and exit slip roads at Junction 38 southbound will be closed tonight for resurfacing work. They'll be closed from 20:00 to 06:00.
Cumbria Police are trying to trace the family of a man found dead in Barrow.
The body of Paul Hawkrigg, 60, was found in shrubland off the footpath through Haven Park, on 12 September. He was recently discharged from hospital.
Extensive enquiries to make contact with any family members have been unsuccessful.
Anyone with any information or thinks they may know Mr Hawkrigg is asked to contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111
Workington's new leisure centre will now be opened on Saturday, a fortnight later than it was originally planned to be
Allerdale Council had to delay the opening of the £11m facility after technical issues were discovered.
The council's leader has promised the public they won't be getting 'a stereotypical Council leisure centre'.
Environment correspondent, BBC News
More than 50 conservation groups say the "policy-driven" intensification of farming is a significant driver of nature loss in the UK.
The State of Nature report assessed 8,000 UK species and found that one in 10 are threatened with extinction.
More than half of farmland birds (56%) including the turtle dove and corn bunting are in danger of extinction.
The National Farmers Union said the report ignored progress made by farmers on conservation in the last 25 years.
Journalist, BBC Radio Cumbria
Birds and insects that should be common in Cumbria are in danger of becoming extinct, according to a new report.
More than 50 groups have taken part in the research and 8,000 species were studied. The report says more than half have declined since 1970 and more than one in 10 is at risk of disappearing.
The RSPB says St Bees Head needs better protection for the 10,000 seabirds that breed on its cliffs, here's a short video I took this morning:
A very warm and humid afternoon for Cumbria with widespread sunshine. It should be dry for most, but the odd isolated shower remains a possibility. Temperatures could reach 25C (77F).
BBC Weather Watchers
Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher 'Shankwood Wanderer' from Whitehaven for this photograph he took this morning.
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People living with dementia are being offered week-long holidays in Cumbria.
Fraser Dooley has set up Amy's Care, a community interest company, which is based in Ireby, in memory of his grandmother. Activities on the holidays include sailing and mountain climbing.
This week he led a group on a walk up Latrigg near Keswick.
There was a slight fall in the number of people in Cumbria claiming Job Seekers Allowance or Universal Credit last month.
There are now 4,515 claimants in the county, 25 fewer than last month. The figures also show that the number of new businesses starting up in the first six months of the year is at its lowest since data was compiled in 2008. This reflects the national trend.
Cumbria Police are escorting an abnormal load in the north of Cumbria, details below:
There are delays of up to 45 minutes on Northern between Skipton and Appleby due to signalling problem at Ribblehead.
North West Evening Mail
A charity is continuing its effort to find a new base in Barrow so volunteers can collect, sort and ship out thousands of Christmas presents for children living in poverty.
Thanks to Carolyn Farthing-Dunn for this stunning photograph she took yesterday at Derwentwater.
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A ship that became stranded on a sandbank at the entrance to the Port of Silloth has now been moved.
Silloth RNLI were part of the operation and took advantage of the high tide last night to help refloat the vessel.
Andrew Stanley was on the RNLI boat and says it's likely that a "communication error" was to blame for what happened.
Business at the Port was not disrupted yesterday.
What a glorious morning in Cumbria. I've really enjoyed looking at all the photos uploaded this morning by our BBC Weather Watchers. Here's a selection of them: