Snow and rain affecting Wales today, says Met Office
UPDATE AT 11:57am: SWANSEA Coastguard has said storm force 10 winds are predicted for the Irish Sea. The south-easterly gale is likely to reach speeds of around 60mph and generate waves in excess of 30 feet.
BAD weather is afflicting much of Wales today with heavy rain in the south and snow in the northern and central areas.
The Met Office is warning of persistent rain for parts of south and west Wales, with 30-50 mm possible by the end of the day.
The snow is mainly restricted to the north, but may seep into the south west by the end of the day.
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But areas including Abercrave in the top end of the Swansea Valley are facing a yellow warning for rain and snow with temperatures at just 1-3 degrees C, but feeling as cold as -4, with gusts of up to 47mph
Yellow warnings for rain are in place for Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Carmarthenshire.
In the Swansea Bay area, rain is forecast all day with temperatures of 5-6 degrees C, but feeling like just 1 degrees C, with gusts of up to 47 mph.
Llanelli and Carmarthen are also forecast rain all day with similar temperatures and winds of up to 40mph.
Today's 9am Stena Line service between Rosslare and Fishguard has been cancelled, and delays are reported on the Holyhead to Dublin route.
On the A4061, hazardous driving conditions are reported with snow on the Rhigos mountain road in Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf.