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Two dead after lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons

Two people have died after being struck by lightning in the Brecon Beacons.

Two people have died as a result of lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A spokesperson for Prince Charles Hospital says four people were taken to hospital following two separate incidents in the national park.

It added one person is being treated at Morriston Hospital at the specialist burns unit. One other person continues to receive treatment at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

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Brecon Beacons National Park took to Facebook to pay tribute to the two deaths saying their 'thoughts go out to their families and friends at this time'.

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Water supply still affected in Clydach Vale area

Welsh Water says the water supply has still not been fully restored to some homes affected by yesterday's burst water main.

Homes in Treorchy, Tonypandy, Llwynypia and Pentre were left without water for much of Friday after a main burst at Cilfynydd.

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The main has been repaired, but some homes in the Clydach Vale area will still have to wait until this afternoon for the supply to return to normal.

Bottled water is available from the Rhondda Cynon Taf council headquarters at Cambrian Park.

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Valleys burst water main now 'fixed'

A burst water main that left homes across the Valleys without water for much of Friday has now been fixed, according to Welsh Water.

Engineers worked through the night after homes in Treorchy, Tonypandy, Llwynypia and Pentre were without water after a burst main at Cilfynydd.

Local Assembly Member Leighton Andrews was among the residents without power. He took to social media early Saturday morning to say the problem had been fixed in his house.

Engineers working to restore water to Valleys homes

Welsh Water says its still working to repair a burst main which has left hundreds of Valleys homes without water.

Homes in Treorchy, Tonypandy, Llwynypia and Pentre have been without water for much of the day after a main burst at Cilfynydd.

Bottled water is being made available to those affected at Asda in Tonypandy and a statement on Welsh Water's website says it is hoping to restore supplies later tonight.

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