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Flood warnings in force after heavy rain and wind

Four flood warnings have been issued by the Environment Agency due to heavy rain overnight.

The warnings are in place for:

  • River Severn at Pool Quay and Trewern
  • River Wye at Builth Wells
  • River Severn at Abermule and Fron
  • River Severn at Aberbechan including the Sewage Works at Dolfor

There are also six flood alerts

Meanwhile there's a yellow 'be aware' warning from the Met Office of snow and ice for parts of North Wales:

  • Conwy
  • Denbighshire
  • Flintshire
  • Gwynedd
  • Wrexham

The Met Office says there's the potential for hazardous driving conditions.

Wales weather: Yellow warning of snow and ice

Yellow warnings for snow and ice has been issued by the Met Office Credit: Met Office

A yellow weather warning of snow and ice has been issued by the Met Office.

The warning comes into force at midnight tonight until 10am on Friday morning.

Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd & Wrexham are all covered by the "be aware" warning.

Meanwhile, strong winds are expected to continue to affect southern, western and eastern counties overnight. A yellow warning has been issued as gusts of around 60 to 70mph are likely along more exposed and coastal areas.

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Travel update: Ferry delays and Britannia Bridge closures

The A55 Britannia Bridge Britannia Bridge is closed to high-sided vehicles. There's a 30mph speed limit in place.

There will also be delays of up to 45 minutes on Irish Ferries between Pembroke and Rosslare due to adverse weather conditions.

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