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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 […]

3 months ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and Ribble Darwen at Walton-le-Dale

Past flooding in the Preston area Pic: Stephen Melling A flood alert has been issued for a section of the River Ribble at Preston. The Environment Agency say heavy and persistent rainfall means the Ribble and the River Darwen […]

12 months ago
Preston flood warning: Trees uprooted as Storm Frank passes through

Trees uprooted on the A49 at Euxton and on the River Ribble at Broadgate Pics: Chorley Police + Peter Kelly Preston appears to have escaped the worst of the bad weather as Storm Frank passes through. The Met Office has a warning of heavy rain and strong winds in place […]

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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Preston flood warnings: Savick Brook bursting its banks

Savick Brook off Black Bull Lane in Fulwood on Boxing Day morning Pic: Chris Burscough Savick Brook is bursting its banks along its route in Fulwood, Ashton and Lea. Blog Preston readers have been contacting us about the brook which is normally a peaceful trickle. […]

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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