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Dramatic drone footage shows the extent of flooding in Carlisle, after Storm Desmond caused havoc across large parts of Cumbria with heavy rain and strong winds
Drone footage has emerged which shows the devastating effects of Storm Desmond in Carlisle.

The video shows huge parts of the city underwater, after heavy rain and strong winds swept across Cumbria causing large-scale flooding.

Drone footage shows the extent of flooding across Carlisle (Facebook / Juan Latour Helipromo)

Cumbria Police has declared the flooding a “major incident” as emergency services in the north of England are becoming increasingly stretched. The Army has also been drafted in to help. Rescue and evacuation missions, which began on Saturday, continue in areas which have seen more than a month’s rainfall over the last 24 hours.