LIVE: Ex-Hurricane Lee provides flood alerts, leads to ferry cancellations and downed trees

Ex-Cyclone Lee saw strong winds and heavy rain sweep across North Wales. The yellow warning will remain in effect throughout today and until tomorrow evening. The weather front has already caused turbulence, downed trees and there is surface water on the roads making driving conditions dangerous.

Gwynedd and Conwy are expected to see the worst weather, with areas such as the high ground of Eyre (Snowdonia) and Bala expected to be worst affected.

According to the Met Office: “Heavy rainfall will affect parts of northwest England and Wales and may lead to some flooding. Flooding is likely to a small number of homes and businesses, and bus and train services are likely to be affected with journey times taking longer, as well as drizzle.” .Road flooding is likely to lengthen journey times.”

This is a breaking news story. We will update you as we get it via the live blog below.

Read more: Where and when the worst rain will fall according to the Met Office weather warning

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Find out the weather near you

Another tree down

According to Enrix there is another tree down. This time on Ynys Mon (Anglesey. Inrix says: “A545 Beaumaris The road in both directions is partially blocked by a fallen tree near Bryn Teague Lane.”

Road closed in Conwy due to flooding

The B5106 between Llanrwst and Gwydir Castle is closed due to flooding according to Conwy Council.

Road closure on the A494

Traffic Wales has just reported that there will be a complete closure of the A494 between Bethel and Glan-yr-Afon near Bala.

Strong winds on Britannia Bridge

According to traffic monitoring website Inrix: “Strong winds on the A55 Britannia Bridge between the J9 and the A487 (Treburth) and J8 A5 (Lanfear PG). The matrix marker is set at 30 mph.”

Met Office warning

According to the Met Office weather warning: “Heavy rainfall affecting parts of north-west England and Wales may lead to some flooding.

what are you expecting

  • Flooding is possible for a few homes and businesses
  • Bus and train services are likely to be affected, with journey times taking longer
  • Drizzle and flooding on roads are likely to lengthen journey times
  • Some interruptions to power supplies and other services are likely

You can read more about the yellow weather warning here

Several trees down in North Wales

There have been reports of several trees falling on roads in North Wales this morning as the weather continues to cause problems across the region.

There were reports of fallen trees in Blaenau Ffestiniog and Dolgarrog and a car crash on the A55 near Llandygai.

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