Thanks Alison. Driving conditions are still going to be testing. Torrential rain has started to beat down on our roof in Llandudno Junction. Drive carefully everyone who is out there, if you see this post.
WEATHER: Colleague on way home to Flintshire has just pulled over to ring us. He'd overtaken a prison van travelling eastbound on the A55 and probably taking remand prisoners back to custody. Normally, they go three or four hours earlier. Possibly delayed due to diversion away from flooded roads. One vehicle of many!
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I do sympathise, Dan. At least it's safer to go slowly in these conditions. Just trying to make you feel better.
A55 UPDATE: Police can confirm that three “Rest Centres” have been opened to offer shelter and refreshments to those who are currently stranded and unable to complete their journey and others effected by the flooding.
They are: Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre, (Opposite Cineworld complex) LL31 9XY
Caernarfon Leisure Centre, Ffordd Bethel, LL55 1DU
Ysgol Friars (School) Bangor, Lon y Bryn, LL57 2LN
A55 UPDATE: The A55 remains closed between Junction 11 at Bangor and Junction 12 Tal y Bont with Emergency Services and the local authority in the process of clearing excess water from the A55 at this location and reopen the road as soon as possible.
WEATHER: Managed to get through to N Wales fire control who are understandably busy. Firefighters are pumping out four inches of water from four terraced houses in Craig y Don in Amlwch. Pumping water from their front gardens too to try to clear it away as best they can.
ROADS: Elgan Hearn, who has been valiantly trying to get home for hours, tells me there's a huge queue at Bethesda, standing water between Betws y Coed and Bethesda, raining hard and it looks like floodwater could get worse.
A55 UPDATE: Police say the Multi Agency response to the severe weather conditions currently affecting the A55 Dual carriageway at Bangor is being hampered by the actions of inconsiderate motorists.
"Some motorists are ignoring unattended diversion signs on parts of the A5, A55 and A470 which are not only putting the lives of the motorists at risks but also those of the Emergency Services who are having to divert resources away from priority calls to deal with avoidable incidents."
ROADS: B4411 Gwynedd - The carriageway is just passable on B4411 at the Rhoslan junction. Floods also affecting Road near Llanystumdwy.
ROADS: Intrepid Elgan Hearn is now home and reports long queues by the One Stop roundabout near Bangor
ROADS UPDATE: At the other end of North Wales, on the A55 in Flintshire - Delays on A55 westbound in Connah's Quay between A494, Junction 33b Ewloe and B5126, Junction 33a Northop Hall West.
WEATHER: Just back from Llandudno Junction leisure centre where there are only emergency services workers there at present. No arrivals from the A55 or indeed anywhere else. Conwy Council say they have open the centre at the police's request just in case.
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SIGNING OFF: I'm off home, thankfully eastbound. Hope everyone gets home safely.
WEATHER: Not in Llandudno Junction from what I saw earlier, unless perhaps it picks up overnight.
SIGNING OFF: Well, the paper is virtually full now. I'm heading home and there are only a few people left here tonight. Thank you for your interest in our blog, and contributions to it. They are very welcome. Steve Bagnall is due to bring you the latest news in the morning.
TRAFFIC: Good morning. I'll be updating throughout the morning and afternoon. A55 - one lane now open in either direction after flooding between Talybont/Bangor with 40mph speed limit. Warnings still in place to only drive if absolutely necessary
EMERGENCY: Emergency services reporting quiet morning after the problems of last night.
TRAFFIC: A55 partially re-opened at 2.45am this morning at Talybont and Bangor
TRAFFIC: A55. Examination of road to take place later. Efforts underway to get affected stretch near Bangor between Junctions 11 and 12 fully re-opened as soon as possible.
CORRECTION: Sorry have amended spelling of Tal y Bont to Talybont - my mistake - need another coffee
TRAFFIC: Floods. Reports the A4085 has been closed in both directions between the Lon Arfon junction in Caernarfon and the A498 Stryd Smith junction in Beddgelert.
TRAFFIC: No reports of any major traffic disruption in the three north east counties Wrexham, Flintshire and Denbigshire at the moment.
WEATHER: Forecasters predict a respite today from the wind and rain with some in the north west in the morning. But unfortunately there are weather warnings for the whole of Wales over the weekend.
FLOODS: Environment Agency flood alerts are in place on areas including the river Clwyd from Clocaenog to Rhuddlan, around the river Conwy from Dolwyddelan to Conwy, the rivers of north west Wales, from Abergwyngregyn to Aberdaron and rivers across Anglesey.
WEATHER: The highest winds recorded yesterday were at Capel Curig in Gwynedd, reaching 86mph, but much of the UK battled with winds of 60 to 70mph during the day and throughout the night.
SIGNING IN: Morning. We'll be keeping you up to date on the latest news throughout the day, in particular, what's happening on our roads and rail.
TRAINS: It's reported Arriva Trains Wales has no service between Bangor and Bodorgan. Replacement bus service are running between Bangor and Holyhead due to flooding between Llanfairpwll and Bodorgan.
FLOODS: Environment Agency Wales now reporting flood warnings on just two areas: 1. Around the rivers of north west Wales, from Abergwyngregyn to Aberdaron. 2. Rivers across the whole of Anglesey.
FLOODS: Anyone concerned about flooding is advised to phone the Environment Agency's Floodline on 0845 988 1188, select option 1 and enter Quickdial number 191301 to get more information
A55: Police say further examinations of the road surface will take place today, and that's why one lane is closed both ways and there are speed restrictions in place.