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Windy weather brings problems

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The windy weather is causing travel problems.

There are speed limits on the the Britannia and Cleddau Bridges. The latter is closed to high sided vehicles.

One lane is closed in both directions on the Severn Bridge and there's a speed limit of 40mph.

Meanwhile a tree blocked the main road between North and South Wales, the A470, at Ganllwyd near Dolgellau in Gwynedd but the road's now been reopened.

Elsewhere the A484 is blocked because of a fallen tree between Adam Street and the B4332 at Llechryd in Ceredigion.

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North and Roberts on Euro Player of the Year long-list

George North and Jamie Roberts have both made been named on the 15 man long-list for European Player of the Year 2015. Credit: Press Association Images

Wales backs George North and Jamie Roberts have been named on the 15 man long-list for European Player of the Year 2015 after helping their club sides progress through the knockout stages of the European Champions Cup.

North touched down for four tries in a single game for Northampton against the Ospreys in round two of the new competition, while Roberts helped Racing Metro overcome North's Northampton side with an impressive man-of-the-match display during Saturday's final round of pool games.

The long-list will be reduced to a five man shortlist after the competitions semi-finals. The winner will be announced in May.

European Player of the Year 2015 Longlist

  • Nick Abendanon (ASM Clermont Auvergne)
  • Steffon Armitage (RC Toulon)
  • Chris Ashton (Saracens)
  • Jamie Heaslip (Leinster Rugby)
  • Juan Imhoff (Racing Metro 92)
  • Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby)
  • Fritz Lee (ASM Clermont Auvergne)
  • Camille Lopez (ASM Clermont Auvergne)
  • Ian Madigan (Leinster Rugby)
  • George North (Northampton Saints)
  • Jamie Roberts (Racing Metro 92)
  • Aurélien Rougerie (ASM Clermont Auvergne)
  • Nicolas Sanchez (RC Toulon)
  • Dimitri Szarzewski (Racing Metro 92)
  • Billy Vunipola (Saracens)
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