North West Wales

Water leak closed A&E department at Ysbyty Gwynedd

The accident and emergency department at Ysbyty Gwynedd hospital in Bangor was closed for over three hours after a leak in the early hours of Thursday.

Water, coming from a floor above, was discovered at around 04:00 GMT.

A spokesman said only one patient arrived at the department as staff sorted out the problem, and the person was assessed in the ambulance and taken straight to a ward.

The department reopened to patients at 07:30 GMT.

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