The clear-up and repair costs in Aberystwyth after recent storms are expected to exceed £1.5 million, according to Ceredigion County Council.
"The final figure could well exceed this estimated sum", a spokesperson added.
Winds in the area reached speeds of more than 50mph on Saturday night.
Coastal and flood-prone communities across Wales are preparing themselves for another battering from the weather this weekend
Ceredigion Council estimates that damage in Aberystwyth and elsewhere in the country will top £1.5m.