More than 500 properties are believed to have been been flooded throughout the storm, in line with the surroundings secretary, Theresa Villiers, with the quantity anticipated to rise further.
Villiers saidbetween 40 and 80cm of rain had fallen inside 24 hours throughout a lot of northern England, withthe highest levelsrecorded in Cumbria with 179.8cm.
Making a press release to MPs, she advised the Commons: “Particularly severe impacts have been felt in Yorkshire along the River Calder, in Lancashire along the River Ribble, in Great Manchester along the Irwell and in Appleby on the Eden.”
Ms Villiers added: “The present estimate is that over 500 properties have been flooded however this quantity is anticipated to extend as further data is collected.
“The latest number of properties confirmed to have been flooded are 40 in Cumbria, 100 in Lancashire, 150 in Greater Manchester and 260 in Yorkshire.”