Red Rock in flood, June 2002

Floods in Wigan (June 2002).

Many parts of Wigan were flooded in June when it was reported that as much rainfall fell in 1 hour that we normally see in 1 month!

John Barlow sent in the following 3 pictures of Red Rock after the water had receeded, note the stones and debris left behind.

Red Rock in flood
Mini roundabout at the bottom of Red Rock. Many cars got stranded here and a recovery vehicle stayed nearby to help.

Red Rock in flood
Looking up Red Rock Lane from the entrance to Mayflower Cottages.

Red Rock in flood
Looking down Red Rock Lane from the entrance to Mayflower Cottages.


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