Heavy rain and gales are expected to arrive in the North West of England on Tuesday morning and will continue into Wednesday. The rain and winds are forecast to arrive in two main stints; one late morning and afternoon on Tuesday and one Tuesday night into Wednesday, before clearing on Wednesday afternoon.

The Met Office is asking people to be aware of the risk of flooding, particularly along the coast and where rivers were affected by record water levels in December.

For the latest flood warnings please visit the flood warning information service by clicking here.

You can check the latest weather warnings on the Met Office website here.

Over the next two days Progress Housing Group will be monitoring the situation and offering assistance where necessary.

If you are being affected by flooding then please contact Progress Housing Group immediately on 03333 204555.