Clean-up operation continues after severe storms

A clean-up operation is underway following severe storms across Wales. People in Aberystwyth were evacuated Monday as winds of up to 70 miles per hour were forecast. Damage caused by the storms could cost millions to repair.

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Weather brings travel problems

The severe weather's brought problems with trees down and flooding in places:

  • At Newgale the A487 is closed in both directions because of debris on the road and flooding near Welsh Road.
  • In Penarth the Esplanade is closed because of flooding and strong winds from Beach Road / Bridgeman Road to Cliff Hill. It's also affecting Beach Road between Rectory Road and the Esplanade and Rectory Road between Stanwell Road and Windsor Terrace.
  • Strong winds on the A55 Britannia Bridge mean there's a 30 mph speed limit.
  • Strong winds on the M48 Severn Bridge mean a 40 mph speed limit.

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