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Yellow weather warning for coastal areas across Wales

Strong winds up to 70mph were expected until 9am on Monday morning. Credit: Met Office

A yellow weather warning was in place until Monday morning as strong winds hit coastal areas of Wales causing travel disruption and power cuts.

Storm Atiyah is the first of the season to be named and has triggered a yellow severe weather warning for wind for the west coast of Wales.

The warning started 3pm on Sunday and ran through until 9am on Monday.

The Met Office has issued another weather warning for strong winds in north Wales on Tuesday 10.

There may be some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport and you are advised to check before you travel.

Trains across South Wales were running slower due to high winds and a fallen tree caused delays of up to an hour and some cancellations on Transport for Wales trains between Llanelli and Craven Arms.

One lane was closed on the M48 Severn Bridge and both ways closed on A548 Flintshire Bridge due to strong wind. Check https://traffic.wales/ for live updates.

Several areas across Wales have experienced power outages. SP Energy Networks have restored power to most properties affected in north Wales.

In the south, the worst affected areas for powercuts were Swansea and west Wales. Western Power Distribution managed to restore power to 25,000 customers overnight and are working to return electricity to the remaining postcodes still without.

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Over the weekend, scaffolding fell onto a car and caused damage to neighbouring homes in the Grangetown area of Cardiff.

The rig fell from a property on Clive Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A spokeswoman for Carville Scaffolding said the collapse had been caused by the weather Credit: Richard Swingler

A charity sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness was also hit with torrential rain and left a number of people needing medical attention.