UPDATE: Torrisholme Road now open

Torrisholme Road has now reopened after it was closed earlier today due to flooding.

Monday, 13th June 2016, 3:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:02 pm
Photo Neil Cross Flash flooding under the railway bridge at Torrisholme Road, Lancaster

A number of roads were partly closed after heavy rain struck Lancaster and Morecambe earlier this morning (Monday June 13). Parts of Torrisholme Road, near to the bridge, Owen Road and Morecambe Road were flooded and a number of motorists were at a standstill.

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Torrisholme Bridge, the side via Morecambe, was closed from 10am until 3.15pm, after it was submerged in four feet of water.

A car was trapped in the water and police and fire crews were called at around 10.30am this morning (Monday June 13). No one was in the car.