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Flood alerts after heavy rain

Rain is set to return this afternoon. Credit: Ralf Hirschberger/DPA/PA Images

The Environment Agency has issued 1 flood warning and four flood alerts in Wales.

The warning is for the River Hydfron at Llanddowror.

The alerts are for rivers in the Loughor and Amman catchments, rivers in the Gwendraeth Fach and Gwendraeth Fawr catchments and rivers in the Taf and Cynin catchments

The final alert is for Swansea Bay and the Gower peninsula coast between Pontardulais and Llantwit Major.


Flooding affecting 'everywhere' in west Wales

Dyfed Powys Police say they have had reports from all over west Wales about flooding on roads and in houses.

A spokesperson for the police said they had been 'inundated' with received calls from areas including Aberystwyth, Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire.

He advised people to stay inside and avoid driving due to flood water gathering on both minor and major roads.

Traffic Wales says no roads as yet are closed due to the flooding. To check for updates visit the Traffic Wales website.


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