Bad weather affects thousands

High winds and heavy rain have caused damage and travel disruption to much of south and west Wales this weekend. Up to 25,000 homes were without power from Chepstow right across to Pembrokeshire.

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5,000 homes without power

There are delays on the M4 after an overturned caravan Credit: Stuart Hulse

5,000 homes are currently without power after strong winds and heavy rain are affecting parts of Wales.

Mid and West Wales Fire Service say they've received more than 50 weather related calls since 2pm.

It currently has 20 fire engines out attending incidents.

The M48 Severn Bridge remains closed.

Arriva Trains Wales say there are are delays of up to 45 minutes betwen Camarthen and Cardiff Central due to poor rail conditions.

They are advising passengers not to travel unless it's absolutely necessary.

First Great Western also say there are delays of up to 45 minutes between Swansea and Cardiff.

There are reports of fallen pylons and shed roofs blown off in parts of Tenby.

Winds of up to 80mph have been reported on Mumbles head in Swansea.

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