PHOTO GALLERY: The aftermath of Storm Desmond

The big clean-up is underway after Storm Desmond ripped through the region over the weekend.

Torrential rain has left its mark on the area, with rivers bursting their banks and drains overwhelmed by the volume of water.

Aftermath of the unprecedented flooding over the weekend in Lancaster.' Members of the Gregg family fill a skip with the ruined contents of their business, Cunningham Jewellers on Chapel Street.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Aftermath of the unprecedented flooding over the weekend in Lancaster.' Members of the Gregg family fill a skip with the ruined contents of their business, Cunningham Jewellers on Chapel Street. PIC BY ROB LOCK

Residents and traders have been left reeling in the aftermath of the storm as the big clean-up begins and the water levels begin to drop.

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