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Watch Red Rocks bridge at Hoghton being swept away by River Darwen

What remains of the Red Rocks Bridge Pic: Mick Gardner A bridge over the River Darwen near Preston has been swept away in the floods. The river turned into a raging torrent during Boxing Day and just after lunchtime the […]

6 years ago
Preston flooding: Aerial pictures show River Ribble and flooded fields

Aerial pictures show the extent of flooding around the River Ribble in Preston. Chris Taylor sent his drone up to capture the flood plain around the Ribble. It shows how […]

6 years ago
Preston flooding: Homes pumped in Walton le Dale as flood warnings are stood down

Kings Croft, off Victoria Road, in Walton-le-Dale on Boxing Day evening Preston has awoken to no rain on Sunday for the first time in more than 36 hours. Torrential downpours from Christmas Day evening onwards led to widespread flooding and record […]

6 years ago
Watch River Ribble pressure on Walton le Dale flood wall as residents evacuate homes

Traffic passing through standing water in Victoria Road on Boxing Day evening Pic: Louise Hogg Surface water is swilling around on Walton-le-Dale’s road network as the River Ribble continues to run high. Drivers are being urged to slow down particularly along Victoria Road. Water is […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding: Walton Green homes evacuated as River Darwen floods

Walton Green around 2pm on Boxing Day Pic: Andy Luke Eleven homes in Walton-le-Dale have been abandoned after flood water set in. Walton Green saw surface water come down the road and the drains were overwhelmed. Residents have been forced […]

6 years ago
Preston flood warnings: Higher Walton Road reopened after River Darwen flood fear

Road closure on Higher Walton Road Rising river levels on the River Darwen forced Lancashire Police to close the road in Higher Walton. Higher Walton Road was shut to traffic in both directions for around two […]

6 years ago
Watch River Ribble way above its banks at Walton le Dale

The River Ribble has burst its banks at Walton-le-Dale spreading into the fields behind. Persistent and heavy rain has caused the Met Office to issue a red weather warning for […]

6 years ago
Preston flood warnings: RED rain warning issued as flooding expected

Preston is included in an area of Lancashire expected to be hit by a nine-hour deluge of rain. Boxing Day is set to be a complete washout as forecasters and […]

6 years ago
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