Flood alerts have been issued and trains cancelled after heavy rainfall in Powys over the past few days.

Alerts have been issued for flooding on rivers in Powys on October 13, after intermittent bouts of heavy rain hit the county in recent days.

Natural Resources wales issues flood alerts when the risk of flooding is regarded as possibility.


The Vyrnwy catchment, including the River Vyrnwy, River Tanat and River Cain and their tributaries, has been put under a flood alert, as river levels are expected to be above their normal level.

Roads close to Meifod Bridge, the B4393 near Llansantffraid Bridge B4398 at New Bridge Llanymynech could be affected by the rising levels.

Areas around the River Severn from Newtown to the Severn-Vyrnwy Confluence have also been issued a flood alert, with roads near Cilcewydd, Trehelig, Welshpool and Llandrinio likely to be impacted by the adverse weather.

Having issued a flood alert for the Dyfi Catchment earlier this week, Natural Resources Wales maintain that river levels are expected to be above normal in the river Dyfi, from Dinas Mawddwy and Llanbrynmair to the estuary, including Machynlleth.

Flooding of low-lying land and roads are expected in all three areas.

Trains have also been impacted by the flooding, as services between Llanwrtyd and Llandrindod have been cancelled.

Transport for Wales has said that due to flooding between Llanwrtyd and Llandrindod the line is blocked, with disruptions expected to last throughout the day.