Extreme gusts reached up to around 100mph on the Welsh coast and were so ferocious they caused a blizzard of sea foam to fall on land.
The family of Stephen Brookes have warned others about the drinking game 'Neknominate'.
The Welsh Ambulance Service has accepted there were A&E delays at a hospital last night as eyewitnesses reported 14 queuing ambulances.
It is "essential" to "understand the causes of childhood suicide" if more young people are to be protected from it, the Welsh Government has said.
Health Minister Mark Drakeford said:
– Mark Drakeford
The death of a child, whatever the circumstances, is a particularly tragic event and one which affects friends, family and the wider community.
Understanding the circumstances surrounding a child's death can help people begin to make sense of the tragedy and may help to prevent the deaths of other children.
This is a very difficult area of research but it is essential that we try and understand the causes of childhood suicide to help identify opportunities for prevention and to try reduce the risk.
- Restrict access to alcohol for young people in Wales.
- Base interventions and suicide prevention programmes on latest evidence.
- Review suicide prevention progress every three years.
Wales needs its own child protection register if it is to better prevent the suicides of children and young people, a report has said.
The Child Death Review Programme, which looked into the probable suicides of 34 young people in Wales over the last six year, called for more to be done to implement NHS guidelines on self-harm.
From 2007, Wales was rocked by a spate of teenage suicides in the county of Bridgend.
A total of 25 people were found dead in the first two years, and all but one had hung themselves.
The clinical lead for the review, Dr Ann John, said: "This is a key piece of work in helping us all to understand the factors that have contributed to these deaths, identify opportunities for prevention and make recommendations to reduce the risk of suicide for children and young people in Wales."
Two police officers have been charged with theft.
The pair, who are aged 43 and 45 and serve with South Wales Police, are due to appear in court next month.
"South Wales Police have charged two men, aged 45 and 43, with theft," a force spokesman said.
"Both men are serving officers with South Wales Police and were arrested following an investigation by the professional standards department.
The force has not revealed the rank of the officers or the circumstances surrounding the allegations.
South Wales Police has confirmed that a 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of 45-year-old Darren Thomas, an inmate at Cardiff Prison.
Prison sources have told the Press Association the man arrested following the death of an inmate at Cardiff Prison is a serving prisoner.
It remains unclear at present what the arrested man's status is and what wing the police's investigation centres around.
South Wales Police say the death of the 45-year-old inmate is being treated as 'suspicious.'
South Wales Police says the death of a 45-year-old inmate at Cardiff Prison yesterday is being treated as 'suspicious.'
A 22-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody.
– South Wales Police statement
South Wales Police is investigating the suspicious death of a 45-year-old inmate at HMP Cardiff during the early hours of Thursday, March 6.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody at Cardiff Bay Police Station.
The HM Coroner has been informed and an investigation is continuing.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested, after the death of a 45-year-old inmate at Cardiff Prison.
A Plaid Cymru MP has attempted to play down a row over Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton after he criticised him for suggesting that he felt British, rather than Welsh.
The Lions captain's comments was responding to claims by an England wing that Wales players "hate England".
Jonathan Edwards yesterday tweeted:
I really find it difficult to understand how someone who does not consider themselves to be Welsh can be captain of the national rugby side
He has now clarified his point:
One thing we can all agree on is that Sam is a great player and we’re all hoping for a Welsh win on Sunday
He also issued a statement saying: "Let's be clear I am not attacking any individual over their identity.
"I would hope that the captain of Wales would feel Welsh. Of course lots of people feel both Welsh and British."