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Welsh people stranded in New York

A number of people from Wales are stranded in New York as the city goes into lock down in preparation for hurricane Sandy. Amongst those stranded are a wedding party from Ebbw Vale and Crickhowell and a number of school children.

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Two hundred school children stranded in New York

More than 200 Welsh school children and a 30 strong wedding party are among those trapped in New York tonight as the city faces a potentially deadly storm surge.

They are among thousands of British tourists being forced to seek shelter as flights to and from the East coast of America are cancelled and thousands of Americans are having to evacuate their homes.

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