Posted: Mon 8th Feb 2016

Storm Imogen Makes an Impact

This article is old - Published: Monday, Feb 8th, 2016

We’ve been out and about all weekend dealing with surface water flood and fallen trees from the storm. Our standby crews in Abergavenny were out most of the day Saturday issuing sandbags. Our teams in Monmouth were out from 6pm Saturday evening. Teams have been out and about removing any fallen trees etc. that might be affecting roads this morning (8th February 2016). Please continue to drive extremely carefully. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Our passenger transport unit is experiencing delays this morning in the Chepstow and Caldicot areas. We thank passengers for their patience. Alternative travel routes are being used for pupils travelling to Monmouth Comprehensive and Shirenewton Schools. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Winds will slowly begin to decrease from late Monday afternoon onwards although the wind. However, further gusts to between 60 and 70 mph can be expected during the day. Winds will then decrease further overnight. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

In addition heavy showers with hail and thunder will add to the very difficult conditions. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If anyone has anything to report, or has any concerns they can refer to: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

River level and flooding information – naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
Floodline on 0345 988 1188
Monmouthshire County Council at Monmouthshire.gov.uk, call 01633 644 644 or out of hours on 0300 1231055 ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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