Flooding in South & West Wales

Five flood alerts are in force for West Wales this morning after yesterday's flash flooding.

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Latest flood alerts for Wales

The Environment Agency warns the following areas are still at risk of flooding:

Bridgend: Rivers Llynfi and Ogmore

Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taf: River Ewenny and Vale of Glamorgan west

Carmarthenshire: Rivers Bran and Gwydderig

Carmarthenshire, Swansea: Rivers Loughor and Amman

Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire: Lower Teifi



Fire crews pumping properties out in Cardigan

The manager of the Angel Hotel in Cardigan, Ed Reef, says the heavy rain fell for around 45 minutes.

Ed Reef says that the Eagle Inn pub has been evacuated after several feet of rain flooded through the building. He also says that a shop opposite has also been completely flooded.

He also says that Fire crews are currently pumping several properties clear in St Mary Street.

I can see three fire brigades, a response van and police officer and everyone is being forced to go a different way because the road is closed.

– Ed Reef, Manager of Angel Hotel

Fire service dealing with "high demand of calls" in Cardigan

Mid and West Wales Fire Service say they are dealing with a large number of call following flash flooding in the centre of Cardigan. They currently have nine appliance pumping out properties in the Pwllhai, Morgan Street and Castle Street areas of the town.

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Heavy rain weather warnings extended

Aberporth received 16 mm of rain in just one hour on Thursday afternoon as a pulse of heavy rain moved eastwards across Wales.

Met Office have extended weather warnings for heavy rain for many parts of Wales until 8pm this evening. Surface water flooding may occur where rain is falling on already saturated ground.

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