preston flooding

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 […]

9 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. […]

9 years ago
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 […]

9 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 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 […]

10 years ago
Pictured; Lightning strikes in Preston

Lightning strikes over Preston Eagle-eyed Prestonians snapped lightning striking across the city during Tuesday afternoon’s thunderstorms. Heavy rain and thunder hit Preston and Penwortham leading to flash flooding, including in the St George’s Shopping […]

10 years ago
Heavy rain causes flash flooding in Preston

Andy Hilbert snapped this motorist in trouble at the Fishergate car park Heavy downpours of rain in Preston have caused localised flooding. Cars were left swamped at the Fishergate car park and Friargate was turned into a raging torent. Readers pictures show […]

10 years ago
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