Flood warning for Lancaster

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A FLOOD warning has been issued for the Burrow Beck area of Lancaster.

Heavy rainfall has led to water levels rising through the environment Agency's warning threshold.

Flood warnings are now in force for Burrow Beck at Lancaster, bordering the river from Canterbury Ave to Scotforth Rd.

Properties on Lentworth Drive, Whinfell Drive, Beechwood Gardens, off Cranwell Avenue, Hodder Place, Cork Road, Canterbury Avenue are likely to be affected and residents are advised to be prepared. 

Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue through this evening and into Thursday morning. We will continue to monitor through the night and will update if the situation changes.


To check the latest information for your area


* Visit the GOV.UK website to see the current flood warnings, view river and sea levels or check the 5-day flood risk forecast:


* Or call Floodline on 0345 988 1188 using quickdial code: 302163.


* Follow @EnvAgency and #floodaware on Twitter.


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