Rhyl floods: Clean-up underway

A huge clean-up operation is underway in Rhyl after severe weather along the North Wales coastline left many homes flooded.

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  1. Ian Lang

Pictures: Flood clean-up operation continues in Rhyl

A major clean-up operation is continuing in Rhyl in the aftermath of yesterday's flooding.

The damage to homes in the area is clear to see in these pictures.

Seven residential roads were mostly affected by the flooding in Rhyl
The clean-up operation continues in earnest today

Welsh Government Minister for Natural Resources Alun Davies has been speaking to flood victims in Rhyl this morning.

While there, he also saw for himself the breach in the flood defences.

Natural Resources Minister Alun Davies has visited flood victims in Rhyl
This breach in the sea defences at Rhyl saw hundreds of homes evacuated

Speaking to ITV News, he said the Welsh Government had already invested heavily in flood defences around the Welsh coast.

But he stressed that investment would continue, working with Natural Resources Wales and local authorities to deal with the challenges.

He also praised the work of the emergency services and Denbighshire County Council.

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