Flood alert issued for Whalley

Forecasters have warned that as much as four inches of rain could fall in the north of England tonight
Forecasters have warned that as much as four inches of rain could fall in the north of England tonight
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A flood alert has been issued for Whalley as torrential downpours and high winds batter the region.

Forecasters have warned that as much as four inches of rain could fall in the north of England tonight.

The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for Whalley and are asking villagers to remain "prepared as flooding is possible."

The villages of Whalley and Billington suffered severe flooding during Christmas 2015 as vulnerable residents were evacuated from their homes.