Update - Flooding in Poynton and Disley Date published: 11th June 2016 6.33pm

The flood water in the Poynton and Disley area has now subsided following the flash flooding earlier today, although officers from Cheshire Police remain present in the area at the current time.

The flooding caused major issues, affecting a number of properties and closing a number of major roads through the local area, although there were no reports of any casualties.

The majority roads have now reopened, although motorists are advised to drive with care as there is still a large amount of surface water in the area.  Middlewood Road will remain closed until tomorrow morning at the earliest, until a structural assessment has been conducted.

The Stockport to Disley railway line will is also expected remain closed throughout the weekend, due to structural damage caused by a landslide.

Clean-up work is expected to be conducted by Cheshire East early tomorrow, Sunday 11 June, and residents with any issues can call the Cheshire East emergency helpline on 0300 123 5025.

The emergency refuge centre at Poynton Leisure Centre has now closed.

Anyone concerned about potential flooding should sign up for free flood warnings on the Environment Agency's website, follow them on Twitter @EnvAgencyNW 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 www.gov.uk/prepare-for-a-flood.