Flooding in Lancashire
Flooding in Lancashire

Around 5.2 million people in England and Wales, about one in six properties, is at risk from flooding. More than half of those at significant risk of flooding are not aware of this.

Flood alerts and warnings

Sign up for flood warnings to find out if your home or business is at risk of flooding, or see if you're at risk now.

If there is an immediate risk to your life or you are trapped by flood water call 999.

Flooding in Lancashire

Flooding caused by extreme rainfall has become a bigger issue in Lancashire.

Before a flood

Find out what you can do to reduce the impact of flooding.

During a flood

See what steps you can take if you are being flooded.

After a flood

If you're unfortunate enough to be affected by a flood, find out what to do next.

Drains and Sewers

Find out how to clear a blocked road drain and more.

Flooding reports

Reports following the flooding in Lancashire during December 2015 and the summer of 2012.

Contacts

Contacts for regular updates on the weather and emergency contacts.

Report it

  • non-urgent blocked drains
  • missing manhole covers

Report a highway fault

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What you can do to prepare

Watch our short animation for tips and advice on how to prepare in case of a flood.

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