There were some hair-raising sights in Cardiff today.
Clippers, combs and a lot of hairspray were at the ready for Salon Cymru, a hairdressing competition for apprentices and learners from across the country.
The showcase provides a launchpad for careers in hairdressing.
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An inquest is to be held into the deaths of four family members who died when their car was involved in a crash near Aberystwyth in June.
Cold and windy with sunny spells and showers of rain and snow.
The charity says the increase is partly due to people calling for help sooner, instead of attempting to rescue themselves.