North Wales fire officer explains Pennal village evacuation


Police are trying to evacuate a village in Gwynedd after concerns about a flood risk at a disused quarry.

The old slate quarry, which has built up water as a reservoir over the years, is now at a risk of flooding after a breach in its dam.

Gwyn Jones of North Wales Fire and Rescue Service explains to Sian Lloyd why the evacuation is necessary

Village evacuated amid dam fears

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