Chancellor George Osborne confirmed he would provide funds for a £700million boost for flood defences.
A 0.5% increase in Insurance Premium Tax will provide the extra funding for the defences.
The council have announced an extra £82.6million of government funding for flood repairs, bring the total fund to just under £122million.
We break down the numbers and ask Floods Minister Rory Stewart, what and where, the money will be spent on.
At least £43m has been assigned to Cumbria out of the government's £700m flood funds boost.