Heavy rain and strong winds batter Wales

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected across the country today due to the remain of ex-Hurricane Bertha arriving from across the Atlantic.

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Pictures: Heavy rainfall in Newport as 'Bertha' arrives

There have been prolonged periods of heavy rainfall in Newport this morning, as the remains of former hurricane Bertha reached the UK.

There were periods of heavy rain in Newport around 6.15am and again at 7.30am, with continued rainfall throughout the early morning.

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