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Ribble Estuary flood alert issued as strong winds and high tide combine

Looking out at the Bullnose near Preston Docks Pic: Blog Preston A flood alert has been issued for Ribble Estuary, for the section running from Preston Docks westwards, due to strong winds. Strong north-westerly winds will coincide with the high spring […]

5 days ago
Flood alert in place for River Ribble and Darwen as heavy rain forecast

The flood alert map A flood alert is in place for two rivers with heavy rain forecast overnight this evening. The River Ribble and River Darwen are included in the areas most at risk […]

1 week ago
Broadgate flood defences scheme sees new Ribble viewing platform taking shape

A restored viewing platform has been built as part of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Scheme. The update comes as tarmac is down at the viewing platform at Broadgate […]

1 month ago
Stolen motorbike used for anti-social behaviour found poorly stashed on Guild Wheel

The bike found along the Guild Wheel. A stolen bike that was then taken on to be involved in anti-social behaviour has been found poorly stashed, police have said. The bike was found on Tuesday (February 27) […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Flood alert at River Ribble and weather warning for rain set for Preston

A rainbow over Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Further heavy rain is likely to bring some flooding and disruption this evening, according to a new warning from the Met Office. A yellow weather warning for rain is in […]

4 months ago
Preston flood warnings withdrawn as mini heatwave arrives

The River Ribble in flood at the Tickled Trout on Friday Pic: Angie Worrall Friday saw flood alerts and warnings issued for the River Ribble across Preston but the river levels have dropped considerably as the Environment Agency withdraw the warnings.

6 months ago
Preston flood warnings remain in force as city endures deluge of rain and flooded roads

The River Ribble bursting its banks at the Tickled Trout at Samlesbury Pic: Ben Pettit The River Ribble burst its banks at Ribchester, Samlesbury and Walton-le-Dale as nearly 50mm of rain recorded in the last 24-hours. Lancashire County Council has numerous road closures in place due to roads becoming impassable. But a heatwave is still on the way from Saturday!

6 months ago
Heavy rain warning issued as River Ribble bursts banks at Ribchester

Police have closed Blackburn Road at Ribchester Pic: Ribble Valley Police A weather warning has been issued for further heavy rainfall in and around Preston. The Met Office has issued the yellow weather warning which focuses on intense rainfall expected between […]

6 months ago
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