A woman in her eighties was woken in the early hours of this morning to discover a lorry had crashed into her house.
Helen Walker, a family friend of the 85 year old has described the moment her neighbour's house was hit.
More top news
A new communication system for their existing vessel, new dry suits and new hand held radios will also be bought with the cash.
Our spell of unsettled weather continues
A number of yellow weather warnings have been put in place by the Met Office, with persistent rain likely to continue until about 3pm.