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

Fire crews at work in Victoria Road 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 […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 years ago
Preston weather warning: Heavy rain alert issued for Wednesday

The Ribble in flood down at the Bullnose on Boxing Day Pic: Roger Goodwin Preston is set to be struck by more heavy rain following the Boxing Day flooding. The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Wednesday 30 December. It says a […]

3 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 […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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. […]

3 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 years ago
Preston flooding: Woman rescued from her car after becoming trapped in flood water

Spen Lane in Treales Pic: Google A woman has been rescued from her car after becoming stranded in floodwater. Crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Services were called out to Spen Lane, in Treales, near Preston, […]

3 years ago
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