THE River Irwell has burst its banks, according to Bury Council.

Residents in Redvales and Radcliffe are being advised to take urgent precautions.

A plan to evacuate is underway according to the Redvales councillor Tamoor Tariq.

Castle Leisure Centre will be the rest centre for residents in Bury being evacuated. Transport will be provided if needed.

Find more updates on our live coverage: Storm Ciara: Live updates as River Irwell bursts banks