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UK News Storm Dennis: Roads closed, fallen trees, flooding and travel disruption

00:00  17 february  2020
00:00  17 february  2020 Source:   dailypost.co.uk

Storm Dennis: UK braces for second weekend of floods and travel disruption

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a river running through a park: Flooded land by Llanrwst bowling club green after Storm Dennis © Daily Post Wales Flooded land by Llanrwst bowling club green after Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis brought a weekend of travel disruption flooding and the highest recorded wind speed in the UK.

Roads were closed, rail and bus services cancelled and ferry crossing halted, as weather alerts and warnings for the coast and rivers were put in place across North Wales.

At one point on Saturday Traffic Wales chiefs urged people not to drive or commute because of the bad weather.

Traffic Wales said: "We are on standby for severe disruption, including road closures, delays, diversions, fallen trees, debris and flooding.

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Forecaster says flood risk increased as ground saturated after recent downpours. Pedestrians crossing the Ha’penny Bridge in Dublin city centre as heavy rain falls during Storm Dennis on “It is going to be a very unsettled weekend, and we will see deepening storm conditions over the next 24

Road , rail and ferry links have been hit and football matches cancelled as Storm Dennis sweeps across Scotland. The M9 was closed at Bannockburn on Saturday afternoon due to flooding and police warned many other routes were treacherous. ScotRail advised all customers in the west of the

"We advise against all travel!"

North Wales Police(NWP) also urged people to stay indoors.

The Force tweeted: "Very high winds across North Wales has led to debris and branches falling off trees therefore only venture out if absolutely necessary."

a wooden bench next to a body of water: Flooded land near Dolgarrog Station after Storm Dennis © Daily Post Wales Flooded land near Dolgarrog Station after Storm Dennis

By 1.50pm on Sunday there were three flood warnings and 19 alerts in force across the region due to heavy volumes of rain, swollen rivers, sodden fields and waves crashing onto the coast.

Roads closed due to the weather included, the A470 Betws y Coed to Blaenau Ffestiniog and Builth Wells to Erwood, A487 Dyfi Bridge, A525 Bangor on Dee and the A5 Corwen.

Other roads shut by fallen trees included, A487 Aberarth to Llanon near Aberaeron, the A494 at Rhydymain near Dolgellau and the A5 at Bethesda.

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A weekend of travel disruption is set to continue on Sunday as Storm Dennis batters Scotland. Three severe flood warnings were issued by the Scottish Network Rail said the Highland mainline was likely to remain closed as safety checks were carried out. A number of road and rail links were shut on

Storm Dennis dominated the weekend's weather, bringing severe flooding and damaging winds. Events are cancelled and travel disruption continues as a major road is blocked by a fallen tree .

Denbighshire Council workers were also called to reopen roads leading to Llanynys after they were all affected by flooding.

Fields were flooded around many areas across the region including at Llanrwst and Dolgarrog, in the Conwy Valley and Rossett and Trevalyn, in Wrexham.

On Saturday Irish Ferries Epsilon sailings were cancelled between Hoyhead and Dublin with rail services running between Llandudno Junction and Llandudno; Llandudno Junction and Holyhead and Aberystwyth and Machynlleth, also halted.

The Britannia Bridge saw severe restrictions to vehicles over the weekend.

Abergele’s Adventure Trail said it was remaining  closed for the rest of the week following severe flood damage from Storm Caira.

Storm Dennis causes travel disruption around the UK

  Storm Dennis causes travel disruption around the UK Several areas around the UK are facing weather warnings and travel disruption as Storm Dennis continues to batter the UK. [] The post Storm Dennis causes travel disruption around the UK appeared first on CityAM.

Highways England has said Storm Dennis is expected to affect all regions and that people should only travel Roads have been shut and train services suspended. The Met Office has issue a red weather warning Threat level of 1,200 mile-wide storm raised, with flooding and travel disruption expected.

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North Wales also recorded the highest wind gust of 91mph which blasted in to Aberdaron, Gwynedd at 6pm on Saturday as Storm Dennis battered the region.

Saturday’s National League match between Wrexham and Torquay United (at home) was also postponed due to safety concerns over the weather.

Meanwhile in South Wales homes were inundated with water in Pontypridd, Taff’s Well and Nantgarw in the south Wales valleys

People were evacuated from their homes in Monmouthshire and Neath with rest centres set up in Merthyr Tydfil.

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) had issued two severe flood warnings - which also means a danger to life - at Aberdulais and Pontypridd.

The flood warnings, roads closed and trains disrupted as Wales faces more rain today .
The travel advice is to leave more time and check before travellingFlooding in particularly bad in the Welshpool area and Natural Resources Wales has nine flood warnings and 19 flood alerts in place.

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