Met Office warnings: RED ALERT issued as torrential rain forecast in Storm Dennis HORROR

Storm Dennis is expected to bring further heavy rain for a time on Sunday morning, increasing the likelihood of high impacts. The warning is in place from 6.10am today until 11am later this morning.

The Met Office said: “Prolonged, heavy rain will continue until mid-morning, easing slowly into the middle of the day. 

“This rain will bring event totals to between 100 and 140mm over higher ground in south Wales.”

What to expect

  • Danger to life from fast flowing or deep floodwater
  • Extensive flooding to homes and businesses is likely
  • Collapsed or damaged buildings or bridges
  • Road closures and bus and train service delays and cancellations
  • Dangerous driving conditions because of spray and flooded roads
  • Loss of power and other essential services, such as gas, water, mobile phone service
  • Communities could be completely cut off by floodwater, perhaps for several days

Where is the red warning in place?

  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Bridgend
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Torfaen

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