News A483

Severe flooding and wind have battered parts of North Wales today, however Wrexham seems to have escaped the worst of the weather.

The areas most badly affected are on the coast, with locations such as Rhyl, Llandudno and Aberystwyth experiencing some of the worst weather conditions.

Just ten miles up the road in Chester the River Dee’s banks have broken due to the heavy rain. However @ChesterTides on Twitter have reported that the water is starting to recede, saying the water level peaked at around 1pm.

There are also reports via social media that the River Dee in Holt and Farndon had ‘well and truly’ broken its banks, and that the river is unrecognisable.

Wrexham itself appears to have escaped the worst of the weather, with a few rain showers throughout the afternoon. However at the time of writing this, a dark rain cloud has appeared above the town!

We spoke to Wrexham Council earlier this afternoon who said they have not been called out to any weather related incidents at the moment, but they are keeping an eye out on things.

For those who live just outside of Wrexham, we recommend following deeside.com and @DeesideDotCom on Twitter for updates on the Deeside / Chester area.