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Sutton Brook and Rainford Brook areas heavily affected
Warnings are now in force
Rainford Brook at Moss Bank. Land and property at Berringtons Lane, between Gray House farm and the brook, and also Windle Park Wood and some properties on Woodside Avenue and Birch Tree Avenue.
Sutton Mill Brook at Sutton Leach. At risk are land and property on Landsdowne Court, parts of Waterdale Crescent, Boscow Crecent, Dawsone Avenue and Gerrards Lanes. Also at risk is land alongside Sutton Mill Brook from Waterdale Crescent to Damhouse Bridge, Sutton Mill Dam.
Sutton Brook at Moss Nook. Flooding is expected to put areas at risk including at St. Cuthbert’s School, Berrys Lane, Watery Lane, Portland Way and Moss Nook.
Rainford Brook at Rainford North. Flooding is expected to areas at risk including land and properties at Siding Lane, Lords Fold and Lower Shades. Also at risk are some properties in Beech Gardens.
Rainford Brook at Rainford South. Flooding is expected to put land and property at Pasture Lane Business Centre, Pasture Lane bridge (Lesser) and Millbrook Business Centre.
Two families were evacuated lst night from homes in Blackbrook after the Sankey Canal burst its banks.
Some roads in St Helens have reopened following yesterday’s heavy rain, but others have closed. Latest information confirms:
Blackbrook Road: Now open
West End Road: Now open
College Street: Closed – diversion in place.
Islands Brow: Closed due to flooding in Merton Bank Road
Peasley Cross Lane: Water levels have gone down, but road still closed and diversion in place.
Burroughs Lane: Closed – but adjacent service road can be used.
Watery Lane: Closed.