Houses, gardens and streets in Macclesfield were submerged in up to three feet of flood water yesterday evening following torrential rainfall.

Dave Thompson, from Macclesfield, captured impressive footage of cars and buses wading precariously through deep floodwater on Dorchester Way and Manchester Road in Tytherington.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue said they were called out to a number of incidents across Macclesfield, Bollington, Prestbury and Wilmslow after the heavy downpour and spent the evening pumping out water from cellars.

The Cotton Tree, The Conservative Club and a number of houses on Bollington Old Road in Bollington were flooded.

A property on Grandlands in Macclesfield flooded with 6 inches of water and crews had to attend a property on Suffolk Close which had been flooded with at least and inch of water.

A garden at Lincoln Close in Macclesfield was flooded with a foot of water and water also entered the property, and garages at Yew Tree Way in Prestbury and Cambridge Avenue in Wilmslow were also flooded.

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Crews pumped out water from the cellar of a property on Manchester Road in Wilmslow where the water level was close to electrics.

Wilmslow Service Station was also affected by flooding. Firefighters isolated both the fuel and the electricity supply and advised everyone to stay outside the property until a building engineer and electrician had checked the building.

The ground floor of a detached property in Simpson Street in Wilmslow was affected by flood water. The electricity supply was isolated.

There was a report of flooding at a property in Grove Avenuein Wilmslow where the electricity supply was located in the cellar which was under three feet of water.

Units were affected at Bollin Valley Link after the road flooded.

Also affected were flats on Kennerley's Lane in Wilmslow.

The flooding in Macclesfield and Wilmslow follows flooding in Poynton last week .

If you need any advice on flooding go to Cheshire Fire and Rescue's website for flooding and heavy rainfall safety advice.