Wales

Yellow flood warning as torrential downpours hit Wales

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A severe weather warning remains in place across the whole of Wales as heavy rain continues.

The Met Office said it was possible up to 80mm (3in) of rain could fall between 10:55 BST on Monday and 11:00 on Tuesday.

The average rainfall for the whole of June in Wales last year was just over 100mm - considered above normal.

Six flood alerts are also in place for areas close to rivers.

Natural Resources Wales issued flood alerts for those living close to the river Conwy, the rivers Loughor and Amman, the rivers Gwendraeths, river Glaslyn and river Dwyryd.

An alert has also been issued for north Gwynedd and for the whole of Anglesey.

The Met Office yellow "severe weather" alert warns there could be some disruption to transport routes and difficult driving conditions.

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Image caption The warning is in force until 11:00 BST on Tuesday

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