NATURAL Resources Wales has issued an amber flood alert for rising water levels across North Wales (May 24).

A warning has been issued for the River Alyn in Mold, Flintshire. Parts of the town around Leadmill, Ponterwyl, Glanyrafon, Pentre and Broncoed have been affected by a period of adverse weather. 

The Leader: Food alerts in place across Flintshire.Food alerts in place across Flintshire. (Image: Natural Resources Wales)

Issued at approximately 1.30am today, a second flood alert has also been issued around the River Alyn from Llandelga to Rossett. 

A third alert covers parts of the village in Rossett, including Burton Road, Station Road, The Copse, Chester Road and properties adjacent to Mill Leat.

This follows an amber weather alert issused by the Met Office across Wrexham and Flintshire from 12pm on Wednesday, May 22 until 12pm on Thursday, May 23.

Flooding of low-lying land and roads is expected. Property flooding is not expected at this time, although some localised flooding problems may result from surface water.


A spokesperson from Natural Resources Wales said: "Will continue to monitor the situation.

"You can monitor the situation in your area by using our 'River Levels, Rainfall and Sea Data' on our website."

For more information on our Flood Alerts and how we issue them, please visit the ‘How we forecast floods, issue warnings and assess flood risk’ page on the Natural Resources Wales website.