Sand blowing in street at Aberdovey, Gwynedd
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Storm damage costs £1m in Gwynedd, says council leader

Gwynedd council leader Dyfed Edwards says damage from recent storms is proving costly with a number of schools and a leisure centre shut due to concern about public safety.

"We have got a calculator permanently working out a running total," he said.

"The last time I looked it was something not far from £1m and that will have an effect on our budget.

He told Mai Davies on BBC Radio Wales he would be asking the Welsh government for financial help,

  • 14 Feb 2014
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