Lancashire weather LIVE: M6 and A583 closed as strong winds and flooding cause travel disruption

Strong winds have caused travel disruption across northern, western and central parts of Lancashire this morning (November 1, 2021).

Monday, 1st November 2021, 7:10 am
Updated Monday, 1st November 2021, 8:53 am

A Met Office yellow weather warning is in place until 10am on Monday.

Here are the latest updates from across the region:

A yellow weather warning for wind was in place on Monday morning.

Live updates as strong winds cause travel disruption - Monday, November 1, 2021

Last updated: Monday, 01 November, 2021, 14:45

Traffic problems in St Michaels after overnight rain caused extensive flooding

These were the scenes this morning as heavy rain and flooding cause travel disruption in Lancashire

Following a night of heavy rain and wind, severe weather conditions continued to batter parts of Lancashire this morning.

The county's emergency services advised commuters to avoid travelling, as conditions continued to worsen throughout the morning.

These were the scenes across the county as motorists braved the roads.

Flood alert in place for ‘Lower Wyre'

These are the current driving conditions along the A583 at Vicarage Lane

Latest on this morning’s M6 closure

Serious crash involving two lorries closes section of M6 between junctions 35 and 36

Traffic was brought to a standstill after two lorries collided on the M6 northbound this morning (November 1).

The collision occurred on the M6 northbound between junctions 35 (Carnforth Interchange) and 36 (Crooklands Interchange) at approximately 6.15am.

Property floods in Staining

One fire engine from Blackpool attended a property affected by flooding on Chain Lane, Staining at around 10.55pm on Sunday (October 31).

Firefighters used an ejector pump to pump water out of the property.

“Avoid travelling if you can and don't drive or walk through flood water”

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