Earlier this week, The Farmers' Union of Wales urged the Welsh Government to create an emergency fund to help farmers with the cost of disposing of livestock who died in the recent snow.
"With the lambing season getting into full swing and fodder and grass shortages already hitting us hard, the freak snowstorms and bitterly cold weather could not have come at a worse time" said FUW president Emyr Jones.
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ITV Wales research shows councils are chasing about £80 million of unpaid council tax. The WLGA have said collection rates are over 97%.
I admit it's not the most cheerful of starts out there this morning, but hang on in there because the sun will show it's face this morning!
Drizzle gives way to more substantial rain which will push in to western areas during the second half of tonight!