Cheshire news Flood alerts for Cheshire as county is battered with rain MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Rain is set to continue all of today

Cheshire news Flood alerts for Cheshire as county is battered with rain MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Rain is set to continue all of today

Cheshire news  Flood alerts for Cheshire as county is battered with rain MetiNews.Com
14 January 2021 - 12:15

Breaking News ! The government has issued a flood warning for two areas in Cheshire following heavy rainfall in the county. The first alert said river levels are expected to be higher than usual at the River Bollin catchment area, which includes Knutsford, Wilmslow, Macclesfield and Bollington. And the second warning is for the River Ditton catchment, which includes areas around Huyton-with-Roby and Widnes. River levels are forecast to rise at the Bollington Mill river gauge on the River Bollin and also the River Dean, as a result of persistent rainfall, according to the government. It said it believed there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around the Rivers Bollin, Dean and Pedley, Birkin and Mobberley Brooks and their tributaries. Read More Related Articles Lorry driver 'weaving' between M62 lanes caught eating crisps at the wheel Read More Related Articles Residents hit out as persistent flooding transforms Cheshire street into a lake There is also the potential for flooding upstream of the Water Street, Palmerston Street and Foundry Street in Bollington (near Macclesfield). The alerts said: "Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation." River levels are forecast to rise at the Causey Bridge river gauge, as a result of persistent rainfall also.

. The Environment Agency said: "Our incident response staff are monitoring river levels and will issue further updates where necessary." Photos from one resident in Church Minshull said one of the main roads from Winsford is badly flooded with rain water. Stephanie Shaw posted in a local Winsford Facebook community group: "Please take extra care approaching Church Minshull today. "The road is badly flooded, however it is still possible to drive through slowly. "I've seen quite a few near misses this morning with cars going too quickly and not being aware of the water." Rain is set to continue in Cheshire until around 7pm tonight and the Met Office forecasts: "Cold and wet for Thursday with snow possible."

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Cheshire news Flood alerts for Cheshire as county is battered with rain MetiNews.Com


Cheshire news Flood alerts for Cheshire as county is battered with rain MetiNews.Com


Cheshire news Flood alerts for Cheshire as county is battered with rain MetiNews.Com


Cheshire news Flood alerts for Cheshire as county is battered with rain MetiNews.Com

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