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It's thought the privately owned aircraft left Milton Keynes for Dublin, via Caernarfon Bay, before disappearing yesterday afternoon.
Low pressure dominates, and that means there is more wet and windy weather on the way! But, at least it's mild!
A search is underway for a missing helicopter with five people on board. The Coastguard said poor conditions are hampering the search.