Yellow weather warning for heavy rain in North Wales


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North Wales braced for heavy rain after YELLOW weather warning

The Met Office have issued a YELLOW weather warning for rain in North Wales, counties Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham could be affected by heavy rain that may lead to some disruption.

Further details were released just after 11am on Thursday 7th November stating, rain is expected to become heavy and persistent across parts of north Wales on Thursday, with many places seeing 20-30 mm of rain. Strong northeasterly winds are expected to bring large amounts of rain to north facing hills with the potential for 50-70mm of rain which may lead to some flooding.

Advice on what to expect has also been issued by the Met Office –

What to expect

  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings
  • There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life
  • Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads
  • There is a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses

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