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Crews tackling 'significant number' of floods across north Wales as more bad weather expected

Flooding is causing "huge problems" across Flintshire following heavy rain across north Wales.

Credit: Joanne Edwards

North Wales Police said the worst hit areas including Flint, Greenfield and Bagillt on the A548.

It said the River Alyn in Wrexham has burst its banks and are urging people to avoid the area.

This video, taken by Creation Campers on Twitter, shows the fast-flowing river in Wrexham just before it burst its banks.

Flintshire Council was forced to close Bagillt High Street due to flooding.

It also confirmed Sandycroft Primary School is closed for the day today and there was transport disruption for other schools in the county too.

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It said it is deploying sandbags to the worst hit areas where there is a "imminent risk to life or property."

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Joanne Edwards said she returned home from her night shift in Mold to see her street completely flooded.

Credit: Joanne Edwards

Police urged commuters to take care on the roads, describing conditions as "atrocious".

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The National Trust warned members of the public to take extra care if visiting the Erddig estate in Wrexham.

The unique 'Cup and Saucer waterfall, designed in the 18th Century works by gathering water in a shallow circular stone basin with a cylindrical waterfall at its centre, the water falls through this cascade and then emerges from a tunnel several yards downstream.

This is what is usually looks like:

The 'Cup and Saucer' water feature on a typical Autumn day. Credit: National Trust/Vicki Coombe

But this is what it looks like after yesterday and today's Black Brook flooding:

Crews from Denbighshire County Council are also busy dealing with "a significant number of calls" from the public, reporting flooding in parts of the county.

It comes as the Met Office issued a "be aware" severe weather warning for more rain across parts of North Wales and Powys until Thursday.

The warning from the Met Office covers most of north and mid Wales Credit: Met Office

ITV Wales' weather presenter Ruth Wignall said parts of north Wales had almost twice the amount of monthly average rainfall in the last five days.

More rain is expected to hit on Wednesday evening.

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Watch the latest forecast from Ruth Wignall: