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Yellow weather warning issued for parts of Wales tonight

03 Jan 2023 1 minute read
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Forecasters have warned that heavy rain could lead to flooding and travel disruption this week.

The Met Office is warning heavy rain could lead to flooding and travel disruption with a yellow warning set to come into force in parts of Wales tonight.

The yellow alert will cover southern and north-west Wales and will be in place from 19:00 on Tuesday and 3:00 on Wednesday.

Forecaster have warned people to expect some travel disruption and flooding overnight with a heavy spell of rain developing through Tuesday evening and clearing east early on Wednesday.

15-22mm of rain is expected to fall over night but higher ground could see 40-50mm.

High winds saw the M48 Severn Bridge close to traffic in both directions earlier today and flood alerts have been issued by Natural Resources Wales for eight locations:

Upper Dee
Rivers Loughor and Amman
Upper Tawe
River Neath
Upper Severn in Powys
Lower Dee
River Dee at Bangor on Dee

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