Flooding in Oldham East and Saddleworth

Please do take care if you are in areas affected by the flooding in Oldham East and Saddleworth yesterday.

** UPDATE – FROM OLDHAM COUNCIL **

Significant issues affecting travel as follows (@13:15 on 22/11/2016):

Wellihole Greenfield – river Tame has burst its banks with potential structural damage to bridge – road will remain closed until further structural investigations take place today. An Engineer is on site undertaking a full structural evaluation this morning.

Beal Lane Shaw – Surcharging culvert, road now reopened.

Stannybrook Road, Woodhouses – Team on site now and should be open within the next two hours.

Tunstead Lane – wall damaged following culvert overflow – team on site.

You can follow @OldhamCouncil on twitter for regular updates and also on the Council’s website at http://www.oldham.gov.uk/info/200578/emergencies/886/floods

Flood alerts from the Environment Agency for Oldham are at http://apps.environment-agency.gov.uk/flood/34678.aspx?page=1&type=RiverAndTown&term=oldham

The Environment Agency’s 24 hour Floodline is 0345 988 1188

Health advice and guidance can be also found at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/flooding-health-guidance-and-advice

Your local councillors are also on hand to help and support. Find their details at http://committees.oldham.gov.uk/mgFindMember.aspx

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