Wales On Sunday - - NEWS -

THE am­ber weather warn­ing for rain was in place for most parts of South Wales un­til 6pm yes­ter­day. A sep­a­rate yel­low weather warn­ing for rain cov­er­ing all of Wales lasted un­til 11.59pm last night.

The Met Of­fice said the heavy rain would ease briefly overnight to re­turn in the early hours of to­day.

Drier, calmer weather is then pre­dicted for all ar­eas of Wales by around noon to­day, be­fore a dry and cool evening with max­i­mum tem­per­a­tures of 9°C.

“We’re go­ing to see a fairly wet start to Sun­day be­fore the rain clears east and rain clears for most of Wales by noon on Sun­day. On Sun­day af­ter­noon there will be light winds and brighter skies across Wales,” Met Of­fice me­te­o­rol­o­gist Mark Wil­son said. The fore­cast for next week The Met Of­fice say to­mor­row will be largely fine af­ter a chilly start with patchy fog.

Tues­day will be­come cloudier with a spell of rain overnight, while Wed­nes­day will have sun­shine and scat­tered show­ers. Flood alerts and warn­ings As of yes­ter­day evening, Nat­u­ral Re­sources Wales listed more than 25 flood warn­ings and more than 40 flood alerts in Wales.

A flood alert is where flood­ing is pos­si­ble and res­i­dents are ad­vised to be aware, while a flood warn­ing is where flood­ing is ex­pected and res­i­dents are ad­vised to take im­me­di­ate ac­tion.

To keep up with the lat­est flood alerts and warn­ings from Nat­u­ral Re­sources Wales, you can visit www. nat­u­ral­re­sources.wales/flood­ing. Trains Var­i­ous rail routes have been af­fected by the storm, with dis­rup­tion set to con­tinue to­day. Yes­ter­day evening, Ar­riva Trains Wales said the Heart of Wales line will be closed un­til fur­ther no­tice due to flood­ing.

Its web­site said: “Roads in the area are be­ing blocked by the po­lice due to safety con­cerns.

“We are ad­vis­ing pas­sen­gers not to travel un­til fur­ther no­tice and we are un­able to pro­vide road trans­port due to safety con­cerns. Please check web­site for fur­ther up­dates.”

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