Full report: Families call on council for help after floods

Communities in Cumbria affected by flash flooding at the weekend are today calling on the county council to put in place a strategy to deal with the problem.

Firefighters were called out to 50 separate incidents on Saturday as homes and businesses were flooded and roads turned to rivers.

Samantha Parker reports on the ongoing clean up:

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Flash floods hit Cumbria

Over the weekend, parts of Cumbria recorded 42mm of rainfall which is close to the average for the whole of May.