Furniture outside a house damaged by storms in Warwick Road, Carlisle
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Clean-up begins in Carlisle after floods

Most of the homes left without power after severe flooding hit parts of the UK over the weekend have been reconnected, energy firms say.

Record-breaking amounts of rain fell in Cumbria - the worst-hit county - prompting it to declare a major incident.

Thousands of homes were flooded by Storm Desmond, forcing many families in Lancashire and Cumbria to evacuate.

Residents on Warwick Road in Carlisle have been trying to salvage what is left of their belongings.

  • 08 Dec 2015
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