Princess Lilian was one of Swansea’s most famous daughters.
Despite moving to London as a 16-year-old and then to Sweden, she remained proud of her Swansea links and this helped raise the city’s profile across Scandinavia and the rest of the world.
Her relationship with Prince Bertil was one of Sweden’s most enduring and best-known love stories.
This is a time both to mourn her passing and celebrate her 97-year life.
On behalf of the City and County of Swansea, I’d like to send my condolences to her family and friends.
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It will become drier in the early hours setting us up for a fine start to Wednesday
Showers in the north will spread southeastwards overnight. Temperatures will be higher so not as chilly as list night.
Chilly start to Tuesday, turning into a largely fine and dry day.