Video: The river Lune experiences "one in a thousand year" event

The river Lune near Lancaster experienced a "one in a thousand year" event over the weekend.

It is estimated that the Lune at Halton was flowing at about 2000m3 per second at its peak on Saturday and Sunday.

The Lune at Halton was flowing at about 2000 m3 per second at its peak

The Lune at Halton was flowing at about 2000 m3 per second at its peak

Storm Desmond wreaked havoc on Lancaster and the Lune Valley, causing widespread damage to homes, businesses and transport networks.

Electricity North West are still working to fix an electricity substation in Caton Road, while emergency generators have been been drafted in to keep the lights on.