Massive storm across Manchester and Cheshire brings chaos

  • Adverse weather brings chaos and delays to roads, airports and tram service.
  • Manchester City's Champions League opener is postponed.
  • Police advise people not to make unnecessary journeys.

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Manchester City's Champion's League game against Borussia Monchengladbach was postponed due to the terrible weather conditions across the region.

The rain, half-a-month's worth in just 30 minutes according to the Met Office, also affected transport - including major roads, Manchester Airport and the Metrolink tram service.

Viewers of tonight's Granada Reports were even treated to a lightning show taking place over Trafford behind Tony and Lucy!