The floods which hit Ruthin and St Asaph earlier this month caught many by surprise but residents on the Glasdir estate were given warning thanks to local postmen.
An on duty-postman summoned help from some of his colleagues to try to save valuables and check people were ok.
Today, Welsh Secretary David Jones went back to say a personal thank you. Ian Lang was with him.
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Showers will be replaced by more persistent rain this evening, with some heavy outbreaks expected. The rain will become patchier overnight.
Mary Owen has been working at the school in Old Colwyn for 46 years and still loves her job as much now as she did at the very beginning.
The latest weather forecast for Wales.