Emergency services in Welshpool are set to undertake a 'multi agency exercise' in the town this evening.

Welshpool fire station reassured residents not to be alarmed with a large number of emergency vehicles expected to be around the town this evening from around 6pm as part of as training exercise.

"We will be holding a multi agency exercise in the town area tonight, so please do not be alarmed with the high presence of emergency service vehicles and personnel around," said a statement.