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Preston flood warnings withdrawn as mini heatwave arrives

The River Ribble in flood at the Tickled Trout on Friday Pic: Angie Worrall Friday saw flood alerts and warnings issued for the River Ribble across Preston but the river levels have dropped considerably as the Environment Agency withdraw the warnings.

8 months ago
Preston flood warnings remain in force as city endures deluge of rain and flooded roads

The River Ribble bursting its banks at the Tickled Trout at Samlesbury Pic: Ben Pettit The River Ribble burst its banks at Ribchester, Samlesbury and Walton-le-Dale as nearly 50mm of rain recorded in the last 24-hours. Lancashire County Council has numerous road closures in place due to roads becoming impassable. But a heatwave is still on the way from Saturday!

8 months ago
Heavy rain warning issued as River Ribble bursts banks at Ribchester

Police have closed Blackburn Road at Ribchester Pic: Ribble Valley Police A weather warning has been issued for further heavy rainfall in and around Preston. The Met Office has issued the yellow weather warning which focuses on intense rainfall expected between […]

8 months ago
River Ribble flood warnings issued covering Ribchester, Samlesbury and Walton-le-Dale

River Ribble running high at Penwortham Pic: Rob Randell The flood warning - the second-highest alert level - covers three sections of the River Ribble close to and at Preston as the Environment Agency monitor river levels very closely and expect flooding.

8 months ago
Preston roads flooded after heavy rainfall as River Ribble flood alert triggered

The scene in Black Bull Lane during Friday morning Pic: Fonte1969 The flood alert covers the river from Samlesbury through to Penwortham and also includes the River Darwen at Walton-le-Dale. As there are reports of surface water flooding on numerous roads in the city.

8 months ago
River Ribble flood alert issued covering Penwortham, Hutton, Preston Docks and Freckleton

Looking out at the Bullnose near Preston Docks Pic: Blog Preston Environment Agency North West has issued the warning around the high tide expected on the River Ribble around 1am on Sunday.

8 months ago
River Ribble and River Darwen flood alerts issued for Preston and Walton-le-Dale

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby A flood alert has been issued for the lower River Ribble area at Preston and River Darwen at Walton-le-Dale. Update: The flood alert was removed at 7am on Wednesday (20 […]

8 months ago
Preston and South Ribble flood warnings and alerts issued

Flood warnings and alerts are in force for Preston after nearly two days of persistent and heavy rain. The Environment Agency has a flood warning in force for the River […]

10 months ago
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