Relieved villagers
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Welsh floods: Relief after Gwynedd dam scare

Emergency services have confirmed that a planned release of water has taken place to relieve pressure on a dam wall in Gwynedd.

The village of Pennal was being evacuated due to a flood risk, but residents have now been told they can return home.

The BBC's Sian Lloyd visited the scene and spoke to Gwyn Jones from the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and some relieved villagers.

  • 10 Jun 2012
  • From the section UK