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Preston flood warnings: River Ribble placed on alert from Samlesbury to Walton le Dale

The Ribble has burst its banks along parts of the Guild Wheel The River Ribble has been placed on flood alert as heavy rain continues to lash Preston and Lancashire. An amber warning, the second-highest level, has been issued by the Met […]

3 years ago
Preston flooding: Heavy rain leads to standing water on roads and restaurant kitchen flooded

A flooded junction in Preston Motorists are reporting a number of roads in Preston and South Ribble are close to impassable after heavy rain. Leyland Road near its junction with Margaret Road in Penwortham is […]

3 years ago
Preston flood warning: River Ribble at Samlesbury and Walton le Dale no longer on alert

The Ribble at Walton le Dale The River Ribble had a flood warning in force once more covering the stretch from Samlesbury to Walton-le-Dale. Environment Agency teams had been monitoring the water levels due to heavy […]

3 years ago
Preston battered by Storm Desmond: Traffic lights out, flooding in Fulwood and River Ribble on alert

Traffic lights out on Saturday morning on Garstang Road Storm Desmond has been lashing Preston since Friday night causing widespread disruption. Strong winds and heavy rain have led to some surface water flooding along with traffic lights being out. […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Watch the River Ribble as raging torrent at Walton-le-Dale

The Ribble has burst its banks along parts of the Guild Wheel River levels on the Ribble are rising fast near Walton-le-Dale as this footage shows. Stephen Melling was on the section of the Guild Wheel cycle route along the banks of […]

3 years ago
Flash flooding causing problems on Fulwood roads and M6

A police car closing a lane on the M6 Pic: LancsRoadPolice Heavy rain throughout Sunday afternoon in Preston has caused some flash flooding. Black Bull Lane has been reopened, near Fulwood Leisure Centre,¬†after Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had to pump […]

3 years ago
Flash flooding in Preston: Heavy rain sees stranded motorist rescued from car in Lostock Hall

Prospect Avenue submerged Pic: Jodie Worthington Heavy downpours during Friday rush hour have caused flash flooding across the South of Preston. Lancashire Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have been responding to a number of […]

4 years ago
Fire crew pump cellars of flood hit Winckley Square houses

Michael Holdsworth snapped the County Hall drains overflowing onto the car park Tuesday’s freak rainstorm in Preston saw a number of callouts for the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. Six terraced houses on Garden Street – off Winckley Square – had their […]

5 years ago
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