Severe flood warnings remain in place after hundreds of residents were told toleave their homes overnight because of adverse..
County of England
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million; the third largest in England after Greater London and the West Midlands. It encompasses one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Manchester and Salford. Greater Manchester was created on 1 April 1974, as a result of the Local Government Act 1972, and designated a functional city region on 1 April 2011.
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Some 2,000 properties in Greater Manchester will be evacuated overnight due toflooding caused by Storm Christoph, the city council..
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