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Flood warning issued for River Lostock at Leyland

Areas in Leyland covered by the flood warning (red) and the flood alerts (orange) Pic: Environment Agency There are flood warnings in place for River Lostock, Shaw Brook and Bannister Brook at Leyland. Heavy rain has lashed Preston and South Ribble throughout Tuesday (6 October) morning. Rainfall […]

3 weeks ago
Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

5 months ago
Environment Agency plan first stage of flood defences work on River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

The River Ribble broke its banks during both Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis this winter Pic: Tony Worrall Work from the Environment Agency is to begin in late April in Preston and South Ribble. Major flood defences are being proposed along the River Ribble and ground investigation works […]

6 months ago
Miller Park rescue underway as cyclist becomes stranded under bandstand

Emergency services plan the rescue Pic: Michelle Brides Update: The cyclist was rescued at around 5.40pm. A firefighter went into the water with a small inflatable sled and pulled him back to dry land, where he was helped […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement A 45-hour thunderstorm warning issued for Preston

Lightning storm over Preston Pic: Natalie Close Prestonians are being urged to brace for more bad weather. A new thunderstorm warning has been issued for 24-hours on Wednesday (31 July). The Met Office say the heavy rain […]

1 year ago
Flood alerts withdrawn for Preston and Lancashire

Brighter weather is on the way to Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Flood alerts and warnings for Preston have been stood down. The Environment Agency has withdrawn flood alerts which covered the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood warning for […]

1 year ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby River levels are rising on the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood alert is in force from the Environment Agency. Update: During Monday morning all flood alerts and […]

1 year ago
Preston warned of heavy rain throughout the weekend

Leyland Road in Lower Penwortham after the deluge Preston is being told to brace for flash flooding during the weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning, the lowest level, for heavy bursts of rain from […]

1 year ago
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