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River Ribble flood alert remains in place for Walton-le-Dale

The River Ribble near Avenham Park on Sunday Pic: Paul Melling The River Ribble near Avenham Park Pic: Paul Melling Periods of heavy rain has put parts of South Ribble on flood alert. The Environment Agency has three flood alerts in […]

19 hours ago
Storm Brian warning issued for Preston and Lancashire

Storm Brian moving in from the Atlantic Storm Brian moving in from the Atlantic Storm Brian is set to lash Preston and Lancashire during Saturday. Following in the wake of ex-Hurricane Ophelia the strong winds warning has […]

2 days ago
Part of a roof crashes into Preston city centre street

Scene in Birley Street Pic: Multimedia Man Scene in Birley Street Pic: Multimedia Man Police have closed off Birley Street in Preston city centre after debris blew from the roof onto the road below. Strong winds are […]

6 days ago
Wind warning for Preston as Hurricane Ophelia moves in

A choppy Preston Docks during a storm Pic: Tony Worrall A choppy Preston Docks during a storm Pic: Tony Worrall Preston is being told to brace for gale-force winds during Monday (16 October) lunchtime and onwards. A yellow weather warning […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement October beginning with heavy rain warning for Preston

A Preston Bus service approaches the water Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox Expect this junction to flood – again. Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox Preston and Lancashire is being warned about a wet and wild start to October. The Met Office has issued […]

3 weeks ago
Amber wind warning as Storm Aileen set to hit Lancashire

Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria The Met Office has issued an amber warning for wind as Storm Aileen is set to bring strong winds to […]

1 month ago
Ribble Link close to bursting as high winds warning issued

A very full Ribble Link Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox Water flowing fast into the Ribble Link Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox Heavy rain overnight has seen the city’s Ribble Link close to bursting its banks. The Ashton-on-Ribble section of the […]

1 month ago
Preston junction sees standing water after heavy rain

The junction of Greaves Town Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox The junction of Greaves Town Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox Preston awoke to an extremely soggy start on Thursday (31 August). The final day of August has […]

2 months ago
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