'I had to climb out of my bedroom window'

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

, 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.

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