Storm Claudio: Yellow weather warnings for wind in place for North Wales

YELLOW weather warnings for wind and rain will be in place throughout North Wales Yellow warnings for wind and rain as fallout lingers from Storm Claudiotoday (Wednesday).

Wet and gusty conditions are expected to linger as much of the nation continues to feel the effects of Storm Claudio.

The French storm brought plenty of wind and rain for the UK on Tuesday, with the Met Office warning much of the same is forecast for Wednesday.

A yellow warning for wind is in place for Conwy, Bangor and Anglesey. The warning is in place from 7am until 9pm. 

Those affected are urged to be aware of potential travel disruption and flooding as a result of the forecast downpours.

Chief meteorologist Neil Armstrong said: “30 to 40mm of rain is expected to fall in some areas, and where it falls over ground already wet from recent rainfall as well as fallen leaves there may be spray and flooding on the roads as well as travel delays.”.

The Met Office warns delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely while short-term loss of power is also a possibility.

Mr Armstrong added: “Much of the UK can expect a spell of strong southerly winds on Wednesday, but the warning area highlights where gusts of up to 65mph will be and therefore where there are likely to be some travel delays.”

Manorafon Farm Park in Abergele have already notified customers that they will be closed today. 

The attraction posted on Facebook: “Unfortunately, due to high winds forecasted this afternoon, we have been forced to close the farm park today. As an outdoor attraction, the safety of our customers, staff, and animals is paramount to us.

“We apologise for the short notice, but weather forecasts are subject to change and this morning, wind gusts forecasted for 2pm today have significantly increased in our area.

“If you have booked to visit the farm today, please check your email.”

North Wales Pioneer | Llandudno