Map of the flood alert area in Carmarthenshire

A flood alert has been issued for the Carmarthenshire coast to the east of Llanelli, between Pendine and Hendy.

The alert states that the greatest impact will be today, Tuesday (April 17) from 8am until 8pm.

Natural Resources Wales said: “Over the next few days high tides are expected to coincide with tidal surge and moderate to large offshore waves.

The tide on Tuesday morning is expected to give the greatest impacts. Care should be taken at exposed locations around the coast such as sea front areas, roads adjacent to the sea and promenades.

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“Wave overtopping is expected at some locations; this can be dangerous and may contain debris. The wind is forecast to be approximately force 7 from a south- south- westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate to large.”

Other possible flood locations in the Llanelli area include Burry Port and Machynys.

For more information you can call Floodline on 0345 988 1188, select option 1 and enter Quickdial number 503014.

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