As expected a deep area of low pressure brought more heavy rain and strong winds over the weekend. At Capel Curig in Snowdonia 49mm of rain was recorded and Cardiff's Bute Park was not far behind with 46mm.

Not a huge amount of rain but, given the ground is so wet and saturated, it doesn't take much rain to cause flooding.

Many rivers are now swollen. At the moment there are three flood warnings in force and 17 flood alerts.

Unfortunately there is more rain on the way in the next 24 hours. It looks like the north will be worst hit with an amber warning of heavy rain covering much of Gwynedd, Conwy and Denbighshire.

Another 25-50mm of rain is expected through the rest of today and tonight, with 60-80mm possible on higher ground. The heavy rain will be accompanied by strong to gale force winds in the north and west, and on the mountains some snow is likely. Check the weather warnings from the Met Office.

The good news, the low pressure responsible for the unsettled weather will move away tomorrow and the rain will ease and clear. The next few days will be much drier and brighter; north-easterly winds bringing a drop in temperature with sunshine and frost.

The colder weather will not be to everyone’s liking but at least there will be a respite from the rain!

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