Flood warnings remain in place across Lancashire following heavy rain fall

Flood warnings remain in place for areas across Lancashire following hours of heavy rainfall.
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Alerts of flooding were first issued late Sunday afternoon (July 23) to 12 local areas in Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Yorkshire, meaning flooding is possible, as well as isolated alerts in Leicestershire and Middlesbrough.

Later in the evening, some of these flood alerts were also upgraded to flood warnings, meaning that flooding is expected.

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As of 8:00am, nine flood alerts and warnings still remained in Lancashire, but by 11am, these had been reduced to three. Take a look below:

The scene in Croston on Sunday, July 23.The scene in Croston on Sunday, July 23.
The scene in Croston on Sunday, July 23.

Active flood warnings

-The River Douglas at Parbold, along the right bank of the river downstream of the Canal Bridge (last updated at 9:48 am on Monday, July 24)

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Active flood alerts

-River Douglas and other watercourses from Parbold to Tarleton including Rufford, Mawdesley, Croston and Moss Side (no update since 7:35 pm on July 23)

-The River Douglas from Horwich Star Vale to Appley Bridge including Adlington, Blackrod, Wigan, Standish, and Gathurst (no update since 9:02 pm on July 23)

Removed flood warnings and alerts

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-Earby Beck and New Cut from Kelbrook to Broughton (removed at 8:16am on July 24)

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-River Ribble from Samlesbury and the River Darwen from Darwen including Blackburn, Preston, Walton-Le-Dale, Pleasington and Higher Walton (removed at 9:24am on July 24)

-River Wyre, River Cocker, Pilling Water and other watercourses from Catterall to Fleetwood, including St Michaels and Great Eccleston and Preesall (removed at 9:19am on July 24)

-Rivers Calder, Brun, Don and Pendlewater, from Laneshaw Bridge to the river Ribble including Trawden, Burnley, Nelson, Colne, Accrington and Whalley (removed at 8:11pm on July 23)

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-The River Darwen at Higher Walton, around Higher Walton Rd, Darwen St and Higher Walton Mills (removed at 9:24am on July 24)

-Rivers Yarrow and Lostock and other watercourses from Whittle-Le-Woods and Chorley to Croston including Leyland, Coppull, Eccleston, Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge (removed at 11:12am on July 24)

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-Upper Irwell catchment includes the Rivers Beal, Roch and Croal, Limey Water and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Farnworth, Whitefield, Little Lever, Radcliffe, Bury, Heywood, Whitworth and Bacup (removed at 9:36am on July 24)

-River Wyre at Kirkland Bridge (removed at 6:36pm on July 23)

-Upper River Wyre, Calder and Brock (removed at 8:13pm on July 23)