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Flood warnings issued for East Lancashire
12:14pm Monday 24th September 2012 in News
Flood warnings have been issued by the Environment Agency as rain continues to fall in East Lancashire.
The agency says flooding is possible in a number of areas of Lancashire, and has instructed residetns to be prepared.
Warnings for East Lancashire include:
- Rivers Yarrow and Lostock and other watercourses from Whittle-Le-Woods and Chorley to Croston including Leyland, Coppull, Eccleston, Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge.
- River Ribble from Samlesbury and the River Darwen from Darwen including Blackburn, Preston, Walton-Le-Dale, Pleasington and Higher Walton.
- Rivers Calder, Brun, Don and Pendlewater, from Laneshaw Bridge to the river Ribble including Trawden, Burnley, Nelson, Colne, Accrington and Whalley.
- Rivers Ribble, Hodder and other watercourses, from Settle to Samlesbury including Clitheroe, Gisburn, Sawley, Waddington and Ribchester.
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