Motorists in Preston are being advised to take care as floodwater settles on roads across the city.Advertisement
Preston has been lashed by heavy rain on Thursday evening, starting around 6pm and the Met Office predict the rain will last until the early hours of Friday morning.
Police in Preston are advising drivers to take care on the roads.
Due to the heavy rain there are a number of roads across the city with pools of water gathering, drive safely. Please retweet
— Preston City Police (@PrestonPolice) October 31, 2013
Reports from drivers suggest flooding on Brook Street, Strand Road, Broadgate and Aqueduct Street.
More reports say the bottom end of Pedders Lane and the Docks by Evans Halshaw there are large amounts of standing water.
Preston flooded. Aqueduct street. Flooded. Broadgate flooded. The Strand flooded.
— JohnJ (@Jolly1John) October 31, 2013
Marsh Lane currently has one lane closed due to an open manhole cover, and the Ringway near the Prison has seen some flooding.
New Hall Lane, east of the Blackpool Road junction, has large puddles of standing water.
No flood warnings are currently in place from the Environment Agency for Preston.
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