Homes and farm buildings in a village near Kendal have been hit by what's thought to have been a tornado.
Witnesses say it was up to 30 feet wide and caused widespread damage in Old Hutton.
The cost of repairs is set to run into thousands.
Hannah McNulty reports.
Farmer Matthew Berry, who witnessed the extreme weather on Saturday, has been speaking to ITV Border about what he saw:
As well as the tornado that ripped through land near Kendal, loud thunder and lightning loomed over Derwent Park in Workington this weekend.
People living in one road in Old Hutton near Kendal say they were hit by a tornado on Saturday.
Trees were torn down during the bout of extreme weather.