Two lifeboat men from Porthcawl will pick up their gallantry medals in London today.
Chris Missen and Paul Eastment were part of a three-man team which came to the rescue of Val Glover, 46, in Umberleigh, Devon in December.
This will be the first time an inland flood rescue has been recognised at the RNLI's national award ceremony.
More top news
A new law will come into force today to ensure people who are homeless or facing homelessness receive help as early as possible.
A mainly fine start to the day turning showery later with more rain to come throughout the week.
Three Welsh billionaires have made this year's Sunday Times Rich List, with Sir Michael Moritz topping the list for the richest in Wales.