Riversway flooded in Preston as heavy rain set to continue across Lancashire

The junction of Riversway and Pedders Lane, near Preston Docks, has flooded.
The junction of Riversway and Pedders Lane, near Preston Docks, has flooded.
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Police are on the scene as part of Riversway has flooded near Preston Docks.

The junction with Pedders Lane is completely submerged following heavy rain, that has seen a weather warning put in place across Lancashire.

The junction has been closed and police are on the scene.

The junction has been closed and police are on the scene.

Workers on the scene reported the problem was caused by a blocked sewage pipe that was unable to cope with the amount of rain that fell.

And a flood warning has been issued for Leyland with the downpours expected to continue throughout Sunday.

Localised thunderstorms are forecast in the North West, with up to 40mm or rain set to fall in the space of an hour in the worst affected areas.

The cause of the flooding was reported as a blocked sewage pipe.

The cause of the flooding was reported as a blocked sewage pipe.