Flooding incidents in North Wales

Posted 24/09/2012 14:10:36

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has been attending flooding incidents across the region this morning - mainly involving surface water with no homes or buildings seriously affected.

Flintshire is the most affected area, although flood alerts issued by Environment Agency Wales also exist in other areas.

InChester Rd, Pentre, Deeside crews from Deeside were called at 12.18hrs to help keep floodwater at bay from a row of terraced houses, with properties in nearbyWillow Rdalso reportedly affected.

At 12.08hrs in Cae Bracty, Mold, appliances from Mold and Wrexham attended to flooding outside a property.

In Llanfynydd at 0942hrs crews were called to a car stuck in floodwater and the driver was helped to safety.

Since 09.30hrs this morning, 28 flooding related calls have been received by fire and rescue service control room operators and officers or crews have attended 19 incidents involving properties affected by flooding, primarily in the Flintshire area.  

 

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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