Weather forecast for Greater Manchester tonight and Tuesday
Greater Manchester is expected to be hit by further precipitation tonight and tomorrow – Tuesday.
But the Met Office forecasters are expected to be much lighter than the torrential rains that hit the area on Sunday and Monday.
Forecasters expect areas of more rainfall this evening and early evening, followed by less chance of rain overnight.
Tuesday morning should start dry – with only a 10-5% chance of rain starting at 7 a.m.
The Met Office said of Greater Manchester: “Further showers this evening and overnight, although a few clear periods as well, particularly inland.
“Always quite windy, especially towards the coast, and becoming cold in well-sheltered places inland.”
Low temperatures of 2C are expected.
For Tuesday, forecasters said: “A quieter day with more sun, less showers and lighter winds.
“Most showers will occur in coastal areas. Temperatures up to 10 ° C.”
No weather alert is currently in effect.
The forecast follows a day of torrential rains across the region.
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A flood alert was issued earlier covering parts of Rochdale, Oldham, Bolton and Bury and remains in effect.
A number of roads have also been closed due to flooding in Greater Manchester – including two in Oldham after torrential rains in the area saw rivers overflow.
The Environment Agency has warned that water levels in the Irwell River are rising following heavy rains.
And that could lead to flooding on roads and lowlands.
Residents are warned that flooding is possible around the Beal, Roch and Croal rivers and at Limy Water.
Other areas that could be affected include Farnworth, Whitefield, Little Lever, Radcliffe, Heywood and Whitworth.
The alerts cover the lower and upper watersheds of the Irwell River.
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