Evacuations start in Manchester as Storm Christoph hits UK

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Some residents in south Manchester suburb of Didsbury to be moved to temporary accommodation

Emergency services have started to evacuate people from a Manchester suburb with thousands potentially having to move on Wednesday night as Storm Christoph brought large amounts of rainfall to parts of the UK.

Police chiefs in Greater Manchester had earlier said residents in up to 3,000 homes in south Manchester had been told they may need to leave their properties by Wednesday evening in a “worst-case scenario” outlined by the Environment Agency.

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