Flood Warnings Issued Amid 'Supertides' Fears

A number of flood warnings have been issued amid fears of a rare "supertides" phenomenon in Pembrokeshire.

A number of roads will be closed on Saturday morning as spring tides reach the peak of an 18-and-a-half-year cycle.

Pembrokeshire Council have warned that the high tide coupled with bad weather, flooding is a risk.

It is understood the high spring tides, will be peak between 18 and 23 February.


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