Warning after leak at Dow Corning plant in Barry

Dow Corning Plant
Image caption The Dow Corning plant in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

Officials at the Dow Corning chemical plant in Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan have confirmed there was a leak early on Saturday.

Hydrogen chloride leaked close to the plant's boundary but did not cross it, a spokesperson said.

He described the leak as small, adding the site has now been given the all clear.

A warning siren was sounded at 06:30 BST for 25 minutes as a precaution to warn the local community.

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