Warnings over heavy rainfall and strong winds today

Prolonged heavy rainfall and strong winds are forecast for today, which could cause 'significant disruption' across large parts of Wales.

High winds and heavy rain are forecast today, into tomorrow. Credit: PA

The Met Office has issued an amber 'be prepared' warning for heavy rain and gale to severe gale force winds across South Wales, from 7am this morning until 9am tomorrow.

It says 60mm rain is likely on high ground, with gusts of up to 70mph.

Natural Resources Wales says people should be prepared for the possibility of localised flooding, as the ground remains saturated from previous rainfall.