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United Kingdom: Power outages in Wales June 6

Strong winds and rain result in traffic disruptions and power outages in Wales June 6

06 Jun 08:26 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/6/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/6/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION United Kingdom

Event

The Met (weather) Office issued a yellow weather warning for rain in effect Tuesday, June 6, for Wales and northwest England. They have warned of possible localized flooding. Driving conditions in these areas have been rendered hazardous due to heavy rain and possible fallen trees, including in Ceredigion and Newport counties.

Moreover, strong winds and heavy rain have resulted in power outages. Some 450 homes lost power overnight June 5-6 in Monmouthshire county. Outages have also been reported in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Caerphilly, Newport, and Powys counties.  

Advice

Individuals in the abovementioned areas are advised to keep abreast of weather forecasts, to be cautious when driving, to confirm travel reservations and to be prepared for disruptions to public transit.

 

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