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Storm Desmond: Homes evacuated after severe flooding

Emergency services have begun rescuing residents in parts of the north of England where flood defences were overwhelmed by heavy rainfall from Storm Desmond.

In Carlisle, fire services used boats to patrol flooded streets, looking for people trapped in their houses.

For some, it is not the first time that their homes have been flooded.

Danny Savage reports from Carlisle.

  • 06 Dec 2015
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