Flooding incidents in North Wales – update as at 16.30hrs

Posted 24/09/2012 14:10:36

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has been attending flooding incidents across the region throughout the day - mainly involving surface water and overflowing drains, with some water entering homes but with no homes or buildings seriously affected.

 

Flintshire remains the most affected area, although incidents have also been reported in Wrexham and Conwy.

 

Since 09.30hrs this morning, 44 flooding related calls have been received by fire and rescue service control room operators and officers or crews have attended 34 incidents involving properties affected by flooding.

 

At 14.46hrs, crews from Conwy andColwynBaywere called toBeach Rd, Llanddulas, Abergele where they pumped flood water off the road.

 

At 14.41hrs a crew from Conwy attended a property affected by flldoing at Glan y Mor in Abergele where drains were blocked.

 

At 13.57hrs crews from Chirk and Johnsown were called to pump water from a property atLambourne Courtin Wrexham where drains again were overflowing.

 

Also at 13.57hrs crews fromJohnstownand Ruthin were called to assist when a vehicle became stuck in fast flowing floodwater in Coedpoeth, Wrexham - all persons were accounted for and treated at the scene by paramedics.

 

The public are advised to contact Enviornment Agency Wales for advice;

 

  • Floodline Warnings Direct - afree service provides flood warnings direct to homes at risk of flooding by telephone, mobile, email, SMS text message, fax or pager. To sign up call 0845 988 1188 or visit www.environment-agency.gov.uk.

 

  • Flood warnings are broadcast on many TV and radio stations as part of weather and travel bulletins; the Agency's internet site www.environment-agency.gov.uk/floodwarning, ITV Teletext (Page 169) and BBC Ceefax (Page 419). In addition to this, the Agency provides a 24 hour information serviceFloodline 08459 88 11 88 which provides live information on Flood Warnings throughoutWales andEngland. You can listen to recorded flood warning information for your area or speak to an operator for advice 24 hours a day.

 

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