THERE are currently eight flood alerts across North Wales as heavy rain is set to fall.

Natural Resources Wales confirmed there are currently eight flood alerts in place after heavy rain caused several issues last night.

One alert is in the Upper Dee Valley, from Llanuwchllyn to Llangollen including Corwen.

NRW said: "Isolated properties and extensive areas of agricultural land in the Upper Dee flood plain."

Other flood alerts are in place near the rivers Llynfi and Ogmore the Dyfi catchment, Dolgellau, River Conwy at Gwydir Road and the Dysynni Catchment.

Also still in place is the Conwy Catchment, the Mawddach and Wnion Catchment and the Glaslyn and Dwyryd Catchment.

The Met Office forecast for the region reads: "Another damp and breezy day for most, though any heavy bursts of rain should become limited to higher ground. The best chance of bright spells will be across the east. Feeling rather humid. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

"The rain becoming patchy and confined to high ground during the evening, though a renewed band pushes in around midnight. The rain will be accompanied by very strong winds. Minimum temperature 9 °C."

Road closures are currently in place across the region, including the B4405 in Gwynedd between Abergynolwyn and the Minffordd junction, due to flooding.

Motorists approaching the A487 near A496 are asked to do so with care due to flooding which remains from last night.