Flood Warning Info - River Lostock, Shaw Brook and Bannister Brook at Leyland

Area Description

River Lostock, Shaw Brook, and Bannister Brook, comprising of properties in the Farrington, Earnshaw Bridge, Lowe House and Wade Hall areas.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 21:23
River Lostock, Shaw Brook, Bannister Brook
Flooding in Leyland is still possible as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. The river levels remain high and potential flooding overnight could occur for areas around the River Lostock, Bannister Brook, Shaw Brook, Mill Brook and Wade Brook. Properties and roads in the Farrington, Earnshaw Bridge, Broadfield, Lower House, Seven Stars and Wade Hall areas of Leyland may be affected. River levels increased earlier today on 28/07/19 and may respond further to rainfall overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning, 29/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 09:17
River Lostock, Shaw Brook, Bannister Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Lostock House river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Potential flooding is imminent for areas around the River Lostock, Bannister Brook, Shaw Brook, Mill Brook and Wade Brook. Properties and roads in the Farrington, Earnshaw Bridge, Broadfield, Lower House, Seven Stars and Wade Hall areas of Leyland may be affected. River levels are already beginning to rising at 09:00 on 28/07/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 28/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 09:03
River Lostock, Shaw Brook, Bannister Brook