Lancashire escaped relatively unscathed after a night of high winds and heavy rain.
Fire crews were called out to only a handful of emergencies as the storms moved across the county from the west on Monday evening and through the night.
A number of trees were toppled by the gales in Euxton near Chorley - two of them in Dawb Lane where a house was inundated by flood water at around midnight.
“Unfortunately there was little we could do to pump the water out of the property because it was too shallow - less than three inches,” said a brigade spokesman.
“There were a few trees blown over by strong winds in the area. But overall it wasn’t that bad a night.”
A fire crew was called to deal with flood water in Marsh Lane, Longton - the scene of severe flooding in December.
Water triggered an alarm at Chorley Hospital during the night. And firefighters pumped out a ditch which had overflowed into the garden of a property in Buckshaw Village before it reached the house.
The strong winds were expected to continue through Tuesday and possibly into Wednesday, according to forecasters.