Amber weather warnings cause disruption

Written by on 31st May 2018

Weather warnings for areas of South Wales were today upgrade to amber with heavy rain, severe thunder and frequent lightning storms.

ASDA Cwmbran was forced to close due to rain making its way into the store. A short video posted on Facebook by an individual revealed the chaos in store as staff began to evacuate customers.

A spokeswoman from Asda said:

The store has been closed because of a leak in the ceiling. There is bad weather at the moment.

We are hoping it will be open again in a few hours.

The MET Office issued an amber warning across Gwent earlier today.

It is in place from 4pm today until 6am on Friday.


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