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Heavy flooding in Cockermouth

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The fire service and RAF are mounting an operation to rescue about 200 people from the centre of the Cumbrian town of Cockermouth, which has been flooded.

Resident, Guy Broster, filmed the scene near his home on Thursday, saying the flood waters were up to his waist.

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