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Services to give spiritual support to victims of flooding are being held in churches in West Cumbria.
Hundreds of homes were flooded and a landslide derailed a train carrying staff to the Sellafield nuclear plant on Thursday after heavy rain.
Hannah Lomas reports on the clean-up operation and the compensation available.
People affected by flooding in west Cumbria are being offered grants of up to £1,000. The Copeland Community Fund has a hardship fund of £50,000 to be given to people who need help with clean up and recovery.
Priority is being given to people over the age of 70, those with children under the age of 5, people with disabilities and those on low incomes. All information can be found at www.cumbriafoundation.org
Through the night residents in West Cumbria battled with flood water. These pictures were taken around 3.30am at the Orgill Estate in Egremont.
(Thursday 30th August)
People are assessing the damage to their homes after flash flooding in west Cumbria.
At this house in Egremont laminate flooring has been thrown out.
The clean up is underway after flash flooding across west Cumbria.
Around 60 properties in Egremont, Beckermet and Seascale were affected.
On Church View in Egremont many older residents spent the night at the Town Hall after evacuating their homes when several inches of water swept into the properties.