Roads hit by winds and flooding
Updated 7:09pm Friday 3rd January 2014 in News
A NUMBER of roads remain closed or blocked after severe flooding in the region.
As of 5.15pm the A4066 was closed due to flooding, the A477 Cleddau Bridge closed due to high winds, and Rickeston Hill blocked due to flooding.
Other roads to be affected by flooding this afternoon include Quay Street in Haverfordwest, Bridge Street, Cardigan, St Mary Street, Cardigan, and the A487 at Fishguard was said to be just passable due to flooding.
For our live blog of flooding news from throughout today, including pictures from Newgale, Pembroke, Amroth, Nolton and Haverfordwest, click here.
The A487 at Newgale is expected to remain closed throughout the weekend until the high tides subside as plant machinery will be needed to clear the debris from the road.
For the very latest update on roads go to: live travel and traffic updates.
Natural Resources Wales is continuing to urge people near the Wales coast to remain prepared and keep themselves safe following extreme high tides which have caused flooding across many coastal communities.
Although the tides peaked this morning across large areas of Wales, this evening’s tides remain very high and predictions show that in Cardigan Bay they may be higher than this morning’s levels.
High tide at Milford Haven is expected at 7.44pm, with Tenby approx 15 minutes earlier, and Solva 15 minutes later.
Fishguard is about 1hr 15 mins after Milford Haven, and Cardigan +1hr 30 mins.
Winds are forecast to be force 9 to 10 from a southwesterly direction.
Very high tides are expected throughout the weekend.
Flood warnings are in place for many areas including Newgale, Dale, Pendine, with flood alerts and flood warnings for areas of Cardigan Bay. For full details of flood warnings in place go to naturalresourceswales.gov.uk and click on the flooding and alerts button top right of the home page.
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