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Flood warning issued for River Lostock at Leyland

Posted on - 6th October, 2020 - 1:11pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather, Roads
Areas in Leyland covered by the flood warning (red) and the flood alerts (orange) Pic: Environment Agency
Areas in Leyland covered by the flood warning (red) and the flood alerts (orange) Pic: Environment Agency

There are flood warnings in place for River Lostock, Shaw Brook and Bannister Brook at Leyland.

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Heavy rain has lashed Preston and South Ribble throughout Tuesday (6 October) morning.

Rainfall levels of 20mm in three hours have been attained and river levels are expected to reach flood warning levels.

These levels will remain high throughout the day, say the Environment Agency who have issued the flood warning.

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Incident response staff are continuing to monitor river levels and the weather forecast.

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