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Transport networks disrupted as gales reach 75mph in parts of Wales

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Parts of Wales have seen gales of up to 75mph this afternoon.

Capel Curig in Snowdonia has seen the strongest winds throughout the whole of the UK at 75mph.

The gusts have caused major disruption to many of Wales' main transport networks.

Traffic on the busy Britannia Bridge between Anglesey and the mainland was limited to 30mph due to high winds.

Fast ferry services between Holyhead and Dublin were cancelled today due to the adverse weather.


Man arrested after serious assault in Llanelli

A 21-year-old man from Burry Port has been arrested on suspicion of a serious assault, after a man was left in a critical condition.

The suspect remains in custody as police continue their investigation.

The incident happened outside a nightclub on Island Place, Llanelli, around 12.45am today.

A man was seen to get out of a vehicle, assault a man, then get back into the vehicle and drive away.

Ambulance and police were called to the scene. The victim suffered a serious head injury and remains in hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to assist with the investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the incident room Llanelli CID on 101.


20-year-old woman dies after crash near Glynneath

A 20-year-old woman has died after a crash near Glynneath.

Police were called to the incident on the A4109, Inter Valley Road, between Banwen and Glynneath around 7:40pm yesterday.

A 42-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl were also involved in the crash and were sent to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The road was closed for six hours to allow for investigation work.

South Wales Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision, or the manner of driving of either of the vehicles involved, prior to the collision, contact the Western Roads Policing Unit, via 101, quoting reference 1700073461.

Appeal for help to find man missing from Cardiff

Mr Truman hasn't been seen since Thursday. Credit: Family photo/South Wales Police

Police are appealing for help to find a 32-year-old man who has been reported missing from his home in Cardiff.

Taimour Truman was last seen at his home on Manor Way in Whitchurch on Thursday at 7.30am. South Wales Police believe he may have travelled to London via Paddington Station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1700071303.

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