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Welsh weather warnings remain as Storm Isha abates

Flood warnings have been issued throughout Wales following Storm Isha, which caused power outages in hundreds of homes.

Capel Curig in Eryri recorded a gust of 90mph (144km/h), while Aberdaron in Gwynedd registered 89mph (143km/h). A nationwide yellow wind warning is in effect until midday on Monday.

The previously issued amber wind warning for all of Wales has been lifted.

At one point on Sunday night, over 3,000 properties experienced power cuts across the country.

As of Monday morning, approximately 200 homes in south and mid Wales were still without power, according to the National Grid.

While Scottish Power did not provide specific figures for north Wales, its power cut map indicated numerous affected postcodes in the region.

Multiple incidents prompted fire services to respond overnight, including isolated flooding in Ystrad Mynach and Blackwood in Caerphilly.

Additionally, there were reports of individuals stranded in floodwater at Capel Curig and Betws y Coed in Gwynedd.

42 flood warnings and alerts have been issued by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) throughout the country as of 8am.

The most serious flood warnings encompass the following areas:

  1. River Vyrnwy at Llansantfraidd
  2. River Vyrnwy at Llanymynech
  3. River Lower Clydach at Clydach Bridge
  4. River Neath at Aberdulais
  5. River Usk from Brecon to Glangrwyne
  6. River Conwy at Gwydir Road

To remind people about coastal safety in storm conditions, a coastguard spokesperson said: “Keep away from cliffs, watch out for tidal surges, and steer clear of big waves,”.