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Flooding hits Anglesey and Gwynedd

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Credit: Gazelle Hotel

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service says it had around 250 calls for flooding overnight mainly on Anglesey and in Gwynedd.

Llangefni and Beumaris were badly hit. The former's Plas Arthur Leisure Centre was opened at a shelter. The A55 is still closed on Anglesey. Part of the A5 was also closed.

Train services between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog and between Bangor and Holyhead are suspended. There are replacement bus services but Arriva Trains Wales says they may not get through because of the flooding.

There are 4 flood warnings in force:

  • River Rhyd Hir at Riverside Terrace
  • River Adda at Bangor
  • River Erch at Abererch
  • Conwy Valley

A Met Office 'be aware' alert is in force until 9am.

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Police appeal for missing Gwynedd man

Police are becoming 'increasingly concerned' for the welfare and safety of a 58-year- old man who's missing from his Gwynedd home.

The man, who cannot be named, is described as being of slim build, about 5' 7" inches tall, with short dark brown hair.

It's believed he was last seen in the South Stack area of Holyhead.

A search of air, land and sea took place yesterday. It's believed a rucksack was found.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen a man matching the above description in or around the South Stack area over the weekend to call 101 quoting reference 17182.

Traffic diversion on Gwynedd road after car crash

The A496 in Gwynedd. Credit: Google

The A496 in Gwynedd is blocked in both directions as result of an accident near the Honda Garage in Talsarnau, just before 3pm.

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