flooding in Aston after torrential rain

Emergency services have had to deal with localised flooding in Nantwich area after torrential rain hit the region.

Weather forecasters say more than 27mm of rain fell in Nantwich in just two hours today (June 14)

It caused scenes like this (pictured), localised flooding in Wrenbury Road, Aston.

Other roads and lanes were also flooded.

Police have warned motorists to be careful, and Cheshire Fire and Rescue have urged drivers to “reduce speed” and “be prepared for potential flooding.”

The Environment Agency has also issued a Flood Alert for the River Weaver around Nantwich and catchment area.

Today’s intense rainfall over Cheshire with further rainfall being expected through the night, has led to the alert being announced.

(pic courtesy of Cheshire Police)

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