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Severe disruption: M56 Greater Manchester westbound

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M56 Greater Manchester westbound severe disruption, from J6 for A538 Wilmslow Road to J7 for A556 Chester Road.

M56 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M56 westbound from J6, A538 (Hale Four Seasons Roundabout) to J7, A556 (Bowdon), because of flooding.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M56 Cheshire westbound

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M56 Cheshire westbound severe accident, at J7 for A556 Chester Road.

M56 Cheshire - M56 lane closed on exit slip road westbound at J7, A556 (Bowdon), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire westbound severe disruption, at J7 for A556 Chester Road.

M56 Cheshire - M56 lane closed on exit slip road and it's slow westbound at J7, A556 (Bowdon), because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Rail lines closed between Hebden Bridge and Manchester Victoria

Flooding has closed the rail lines between Hebden Bridge and Manchester Victoria, with commuters urged to make alternative arrangements.

Flooding on railway
Northern

Heavy rain is causing disruption across the region and customers are advised to allow extra time for travel and to check ahead.

Other routes affected include:

  • Flooding at Walsden has blocked the line between Manchester Victoria and Leeds
  • Flooding at Culcheth Farm is causing delays and cancellations to services between Eccles and Earlestown. Northern tickets will be accepted on TransPennine Express services.
  • Due to flooding at Blackpool South there are currently no services travelling to and from St Annes. Replacement coaches will be in use

For the latest train information check National Rail Enquiries.

Flood warning issued in Rochdale as River Roch levels rise

A flood warning has been issued for the River Roch in Rochdale.

Flooding in Rochdale
Environment Agency

River levels are rising at the Albert Royds Bridge and flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is expected.

There is also a risk of flooding from Roch Valley Way to Yorkshire Street and Albert Royds Street, the Environment Agency has said.

Environment Agency prepare for flooding in Manchester

The Environment Agency is out in south Manchester today preparing for the heavy rain by clearing debris from watercourses and screens.

Are you at risk of flooding? Check your local area on the government's flood risk information webpage.

Environment Agency in Manchester
@EnvAgencyNW

Floods cause major rail disruption in North West

Heavy rain is causing major disruption on railways in the region.

All lines are blocked between Todmorden and Rochdale due to rain flooding the railway, Northern has tweeted.

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There are also fewer trains running between Eccles and Earlestown fewer trains are able to run on all lines.

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Severe disruption: M56 Greater Manchester westbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Greater Manchester westbound severe disruption, from J6 for A538 Wilmslow Road to J7 for A556 Chester Road.

M56 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M56 westbound from J6, A538 (Hale Four Seasons Roundabout) to J7, A556 (Bowdon), because of flooding. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M56 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire eastbound severe accident, from J7 for A556 Chester Road to J6 for A538 Wilmslow Road.

M56 Cheshire - One lane closed and it's slow on M56 eastbound from J7, A556 (Bowdon) to J6, A538 (Hale Four Seasons Roundabout), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire eastbound severe disruption, from J7 for A556 Chester Road to J6 for A538 Wilmslow Road.

M56 Cheshire - One lane closed on M56 eastbound from J7, A556 (Bowdon) to J6, A538 (Hale Four Seasons Roundabout), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M56 Cheshire eastbound

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M56 Cheshire eastbound severe accident, from J9 for M6 J20 to J7 for A556 Chester Road.

M56 Cheshire - One lane closed on M56 eastbound from J9, M6 J20 (Lymm Interchange) to J7, A556 (Bowdon), because of an accident involving four cars. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Walker, 70, injures shoulder in fall

Volunteers from the Cockermouth mountain rescue team and the North West Air Ambulance were called in after a 70-year-old walker fell, injuring her leg and shoulder, close to the 2,400ft summit of Robinson, overlooking Buttermere.

Air ambulance and rescue team on summit
Cockermouth MRT

The woman was flown down to an ambulance in Keswick and then taken to the Cumberland Infirmary at Carlisle for treatment.

Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire eastbound severe disruption, between J7 for A556 Chester Road and J6 for A538 Wilmslow Road.

M56 Cheshire - One lane closed on M56 eastbound between J7, A556 (Bowdon) and J6, A538 (Hale Four Seasons Roundabout), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire westbound severe disruption, at J7 for A556 Chester Road.

M56 Cheshire - M56 lane closed on exit slip road westbound at J7, A556 (Bowdon), because of Abandoned Vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time