Kids tell us how floods have affected them
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How kids escaped the floods in Carlisle.

8 December 2015 Last updated at 11:16 GMT

Kids in Cumbria have been explaining how they were rescued from the major floods that have hit the area.

Storm Desmond battered parts of northern England and some areas of Scotland at the weekend, leaving thousands of homes without electricity and forcing emergency services to use boats to get people to safety.

Newsround spoke to two kids who had to climb out of their bedroom window to reach a rescue boat because the flood water had filled the downstairs of their house.

Watch their incredible story here.