This morning (Wednesday, 20 January) flood warnings were upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues.Advertisement
Read more: Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues
The River Ribble has been running high as a result of the heavy rain.
‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river:
Read more:Storm Christoph causes flooding on the rail line between Leyland and Bolton
Preston Police have warned of flooding at James Towers Way (Broughton Bypass, A6) at Broughton, southbound towards the M6.
They are asking people to avoid the area.
James Towers Way at Broughton is flooded southbound towards the M6. #TacOps patrols are on scene and awaiting @LancashireCC to close the road and put a diversion in place. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/KMi5OHs2ni
— Preston Police (@PrestonPolice) January 20, 2021
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The heavy rainfall has caused many areas across Preston to experience flooding.
@blogpreston @LiveLancs @leponline @prestoncouncil @ParksInPreston River Ribble and Miller Park this morning! #weather #StormChristoph pic.twitter.com/MnO3Wnbip9
— Siad (Aسعيد (114856 (@s_ugradar) January 20, 2021
River levels are expected to be high until tomorrow (21 January).
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