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The heavy rain is creating more problems in Staffordshire and Cheshire.
Roads are being closed across the two counties due to flooding, particularly in the Moorlands.
School children have had to be rescued from Hutchinson Memorial First School in Checkley because it is becoming cut off by the water.
Fire officers are in Tean to see if engines are needed to pump away the water.
The emergency services say they've seen a rise in calls, but are reminding residents only to contact them in case of a genuine emergency.
The Environment Agency is warning people to remain vigilant as latest forecasts from the Met Office show the bad weather will continue to affect the two counties over the next 8 hours.
They say one in six properties are at risk of flooding across England and Wales.
They're urging the public to avoid swollen rivers and floodwater, which can be dangerous as it is fast-flowing and carries debris.
Anyone who has concerns about river flooding should contact the Environment Agency floodline on 0845 988 1188.
Cheshire East Council say they can offer sandbags to a limited number of properties in the event of flooding, prioritised according to: Prevention of loss of life or serious injury;· The maintenance of access for the emergency services;· Protection of the primary highway network and transportation routes;· Protection of critical/vital facilities within the community;· Protection of property inhabited by vulnerable people based on risk assessment;· Protection of property in identified flood risk areas.
Sandbags will only be distributed to areas at high-risk of flooding.
Staffordshire County Council’s highways leader Mike Maryon said: "We are already experiencing surface flooding on our roads and so I would again appeal to drive with extra care.
"Our contact centre is experiencing the expected rise in calls. When rain has eventually stopped water will remain standing in the roads for a while.
"The past three months have been the wettest on record and our highways teams have been extremely busy in their efforts to keep Staffordshire moving.
"I’d like to thank people for their understanding while we work to keep roads as clear as possible in difficult conditions.
"People can alert us to problems in their area by calling the main county council number 0300 111 8000.”