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Heavy rain warning for parts of South Wales and Powys

The warning is valid until 10pm. Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

The Met Office says there could be 'tricky driving conditions' as heavy is forecast for parts of South Wales and Powys.

It has issued a 'be aware' warning with up to 40mm (over 1.5 inches) expected in places.

Areas affected:

  • Carmarthenshire
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Powys
  • Caerphilly
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff
  • Swansea
  • Vale of Glamorgan

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Motorcyclist dies after crash with lorry in Powys

The crash happened at around 2pm yesterday. Credit: Google Maps

A man has died after a crash between a lorry and a motorbike yesterday.

The A40 was closed between Llandovery and Sennybridge for several hours after the crash at around 2pm near the village of Llywel, close to Trecastle.

The man riding the motorbike was taken to hospital. Dyfed-Powys Police says he died in hospital last night.

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Road closed in Powys after lorry and motorbike crash

The A40 in Powys is closed between Llandovery and Sennybridge. Credit: Google Maps

The A40 in Powys is closed between Llandovery and Sennybridge, after a crash involving a lorry and a motorbike.

Dyfed Powys Police says officers were called to the crash near the village of Llywel, close to Trecastle, at around 2pm. The man riding the motorbike has been taken to hospital. Police say the road is closed both ways and diversions are in place.

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