Menu

Storm Erik causes fallen trees across Preston

Posted on - 9th February, 2019 - 10:56am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Broadgate, Preston News, Preston weather, Roads, Transport, Tulketh
Fallen tree in Brook Street Pic: Natalie Close
Fallen tree in Brook Street Pic: Natalie Close

Fallen trees are being dealt with across Preston in the wake of Storm Erik.

Advertisement

Guests of up to 60mph ratted roof tiles across the city from the early hours of Saturday (9 February).

Blackpool Road at the junction of St Gregory’s Road was blocked around 5am but was cleared by 6.30am with residents awoken by the sounds of chainsaws.

Brook Street where it meets Blackpool Road has also been blocked by a fallen tree.

And a pavement in Broadgate is blocked by a fallen tree by the River Ribble.

A fallen tree in Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough
A fallen tree in Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough

A Met Office weather warning remains in force for strong winds through to 3pm on Saturday.

Share
Preston in pictures Big Bus Bash on the Flag Market at PrestonBig Bus Bash on the Flag Market at PrestonBig Bus Bash on the Flag Market at PrestonBig Bus Bash on the Flag Market at PrestonBig Bus Bash on the Flag Market at PrestonBig Bus Bash on the Flag Market at PrestonThe Lancashire Festival at Miller Park, PrestonThe Lancashire Festival at Miller Park, Preston View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.