Pumping out flood water. Large pipe removing floodwater from the Civic Centre in Carlisle, Cumbria, UK. This was filmed on 8th December 2015, in the aftermath of storm Desmond. The storm set a new British record for rainfall totals in a day, with 341.4mm falling in 24 hours. The storm flooded thousands of homes in northwest England and southern Scotland, and left tens of thousands without power.