Flooding - incidents and road closures

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Due to Storm Christoph, we are currently dealing with a number of flooding incidents across Cheshire.

For a list of incidents please visit - Incidents

Road closures

For road closures in Cheshire please visit the Cheshire Police website.

Safety advice for flooding

Here is some flooding safety advice and information:

  • Motorists are advised not to drive through flood waters. The water is often deeper than it looks and it may be moving fast. If people do need to use their cars drivers are advised to allow extra time for travelling.

  • People - especially children - should not attempt to walk through flooded areas.

  • Residents in the affected areas are asked to give a thought to any elderly or disabled people living in the area. Please make contract via telephone rather than personal visits in affected areas.

View more safety advice - stay safe during flooding and heavy rain

Anyone concerned about potential flooding should sign up for free flood warnings on the Environment Agency's website (opens in new window), follow them on Twitter @EnvAgencyNW (opens in new window) for the latest information or you can call the Flood Line on 0345 988 1188.

There is also further help and advice from Public Health England if you are affected by floodwater, visit their website - Prepare for a flood (opens in new window)

For up to date flood warnings, Visit the Met Office's website for the latest weather forecasts.

Your local council

For information from your local council, please use the following links;

Cheshire East Council (opens in new window)

Cheshire West and Chester Council (opens in new window)

Warrington Borough Council (opens in new window)

Halton Borough Council (opens in new window)

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