Storm Christoph: Flood-hit homes in Manchester evacuated

More than 2,000 homes in two Manchester suburbs are being evacuated as heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph continues to batter parts of England.

Severe flood warnings, meaning there is a danger to life, have been issued for Didsbury and Northenden, where many homes lie close to the River Mersey.

The Environment Agency confirmed the properties were being evacuated in both areas.

Greater Manchester Police said officers would be in touch with those affected.

BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Radio Lancashire will be on air throughout Storm Christoph, bringing you all of the latest information and news updates