Despite the best efforts of all the people involved in the rescue operation, sadly, a young boy has lost his life and it goes to illustrate the dangers of swimming in open water. This absolutely tragic accident and our thoughts are with Thomas’ family at this incredibly sad time.
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Several people reported smelling gas in Wirral a day before a huge blast that left 34 injured and destroyed several buildings.
Fine, dry start. Turning unsettled, wettest on Wednesday - but with the unsettled weather, it will turn warmer!
Merseyside Police have confirmed that a police investigation is underway following the explosion in Wirral yesterday.