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Met Office ‘flood risk’ thunderstorm warning for Preston and Lancashire updated

Hartington Road was affected by flooding Pic: Mark Wilson The Met Office says flash-floods could occur across Preston and Lancashire today and Thursday. Showers, often heavy with isolated thunderstorms, may become more frequent across northwest England during Wednesday evening […]

2 months ago
Preston council says new development ‘won’t overwhelm infrastructure’, despite residents’ concerns after homes flooded with sewage

Knee-high water in one cottage cellar Preston City Council says a new city centre development won’t “overwhelm local sewage infrastructure”, despite further recent flooding at nearby properties. The Council made the statement after residents in Garden […]

2 months ago
Heavy rain causes flooding across Preston and South Ribble

Ronaldsway flooding Pic: Ryan Gillett Heavy rainfall on Monday (12 July) has caused flooding across Preston. After it rained solidly during the afternoon, locals took to social media to share their images. Floodwater gathered in […]

2 months ago
Flood scheme to construct new River Ribble flood defences at Broadgate to be debated

The current view along Broadgate from the bridge over the Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A planning application concerning new flood works for the River Ribble is due to be discussed Thursday 1 April. This is part of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rural roads north of Preston closed due to ‘waist-high’ floodwater

Rural roads flooding Pic: Preston Police Road closures are in place in the Catforth and Bartle areas of Preston due to flooding from Storm Christoph. Many roads are affected by surface water flooding, while Catforth Road […]

8 months ago
Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

8 months ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble at Preston as Storm Christoph causes heavy rain

A flood alert has been issued for the River Ribble as Storm Christoph continues to cause disruption. River levels are rising at the Walton-le-Dale river gauge as a result of […]

8 months ago
Preston and Lancashire warned of 48-hours of heavy rain from Monday evening

A woman wears a face mask as she makes her way through Preston's rain Pic: Paul Melling A weather warning is in place across Preston and Lancashire for heavy rain and snowmelt for Monday 18 January to Wednesday 20 January. The warning will come into place from […]

8 months ago
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