WATCH: Dramatic video shows Cheshire Oaks shops flooded due to heavy rain

Heavy rain battered many parts of the North West today which resulted in flash flooding in parts of Merseyside and Chester.

Cheshire Oaks was badly hit and part of the designer outlet had to be shut as shops flooded due to the volume of rainfall.

Our Facebook and twitter users flooded our pages with pictures as dark clouds began to form over the region.

Met Office weather warnings have been in place all week and will remain in place until Thursday.

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