'Stay away': Warning issued with flood alert along Wyre estuary

'Tidal spray and onshore flooding' is possible in Wyre this afternoon, the government's flood information service warned.

Friday, 5th January 2018, 9:23 am
Updated Friday, 5th January 2018, 9:30 am
Picture: Flood information service

People have been told to stay away from the coast at high tide at 1.30pm, with Environment Agency officers 'on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels, and wind directions'.

United Utilities later said some of its equipment at Anchorsholme had been damaged.

No weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office today.