preston flooding

Preston weather warning: Storm Frank to see heavy rain in the city from Tuesday evening

Heavy rain as part of Storm Frank is due to arrive in Preston earlier than forecast. The Met Office had issued a yellow weather warning from the early hours of […]

9 years ago
Preston flooding: Walton le Dale business counts cost after flood water enters offices

Flooded offices in Walton-le-Dale Walton-le-Dale businesses have begun counting the cost of flooding on their premises. Freight business Freightlink in Chorley Road were flooded during Boxing Day. Around seven inches of flood water got […]

9 years ago
Preston flooding: Fire crews rushed to Christ the King School after ‘smell of diesel’ reported

Flooded playing fields can be seen at Christ the King Pic: Chris Taylor Fire crews were called out to a school in Preston after fears flood water had got into the heating system. Christ the King School called out fire crews to the […]

9 years ago
Preston flooding: Couple speak after ‘heartbreaking’ pictures from wedding venue Pavilion

A couple have spoken after their wedding venue was hit hard by the recent floods in Preston. Dan and Kat Miller, who now live in Bamber BridgeĀ together, tied the knot […]

9 years ago
Watch Red Rocks bridge at Hoghton being swept away by River Darwen

What remains of the Red Rocks Bridge Pic: Mick Gardner A bridge over the River Darwen near Preston has been swept away in the floods. The river turned into a raging torrent during Boxing Day and just after lunchtime the […]

9 years ago
Preston flooding: Aerial pictures show River Ribble and flooded fields

Aerial pictures show the extent of flooding around the River Ribble in Preston. Chris Taylor sent his drone up to capture the flood plain around the Ribble. It shows how […]

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

Kings Croft, off Victoria Road, in Walton-le-Dale on Boxing Day evening 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
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