A number of flood warnings and alerts are in place across Greater Manchester and its surrounding area as Storm Christoph hits the region.
River levels have risen rapidly after torrential rain hit the region yesterday (Tuesday) and through the night.
Greater Manchester Police declared a major incident on Tuesday evening due to the storm, with more heavy downpours expected today (Wednesday).
The Met Office’s most serious weather warning – amber for rain – remains in place.
It will last until 12pm on Thursday and warns of a ‘danger to life’ due to fast flowing or deep floodwater.
The Environment Agency has issued a number of flood alerts for parts of our region, meaning that flooding is possible in those areas and that residents should be…