preston flooding

Flood alert issued for parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge

Parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge have been placed on flood alert after heavy rain in the Preston area. The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the Rivers […]

8 years ago
Fulwood school closed as flash flooding hits Preston

The secondary school in St Vincent's Road has been affected by floodwater A secondary school in Preston has been forced to close due to flooding. Heavy rain has swept across the city during Monday morning and fire crews have been sent to […]

8 years ago
Preston flooding: Lea junction sees motorists and pedestrians struggle with flood water

Cars making their way through the floodwater Pics: Emma Caffrey and Mark Jewell Motorists are being warned to slow down at a busy Preston junction due to floodwater. Where Greaves Town Lane meets Blackpool Road in Lea has a problem with blocked drains. […]

8 years ago
Preston flood alert: Wintry showers bring warning for River Ribble and River Darwen

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg A flood alert has been issued covering part of the River Ribble near Preston. Heavy rain and sleet is forecast throughout Monday night, with the Met Office warning there could […]

8 years ago
Preston flooding: How homes and business can apply to become ‘flood proof’

Flooded offices in Walton-le-Dale Any homes affected by flooding in and around Preston during December can apply for funding to make their homes ‘flood proof’. Grants of up to ¬£5,000 are on offer for […]

8 years ago
Preston flooding: Sections of Guild Wheel waist deep after brooks burst banks

The section of the Guild Wheel just beyond Preston Grasshoppers Pics: Damien Russell A section of a popular Preston cycling and running route has flooded once more. Heavy rain overnight from Saturday into Sunday made sections of the Guild Wheel route impassable in […]

9 years ago
Firefighters pump floodwater from home in Garstang Road

Fire crews have kept a house in Fulwood dry after a risk of flash flooding. Crews from Fulwood raced to the property in Garstang Road, close to the Broughton roundabout, […]

9 years ago
Preston weather warning: Heavy rain expected throughout Saturday evening as flood alert issued for Bamber Bridge and Lostock Hall

Rain over St Marks A brief glimpse of winter sunshine in Preston is set to be dashed by the onset of heavy rain once more. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning, the […]

9 years ago
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