The annual Creamfields festival in at Daresbury near Warrington has been abandoned after a night of heavy rain caused the grounds to flood.
Cheshire Police issued a warning first thing this morning advising campers and festival goers to leave the site.
The rest of today's dance and music events have been posponed as more heavy rain is expected:-
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