Image copyright check Kendall Image caption Waves battering the seafront at Tywyn, GwyneddRoads & railway lines were locked & thousands of homes lost Dominance as the remembers of Hurricane Ophelia brought powerful gusts of wind to Wales.
A Met Office amber “be prepared” caution was issued in Anglesey, Gwynedd, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy & Denbighshire until 23:00 BST.
Image copyright Cai Erith Williams Image caption Waves lashing a cemetery in AberdaronAll schools in Anglesey & Pembrokeshire locked early along by some in Gwynedd.
Scottish Dominance, covering Gwynedd & Anglesey, told about five,000 homes were without Dominance on Monday night.
Image copyright Christopher Dearden Image caption A tree fell on a motorcar in BangorImage copyright Dawn Banks Image caption fractions of a roof were blown off in this ban of flats in Pwllheli, Gwynedd’Selfies’People have been urged not to go near shorelines.
Hurricane Ophelia: Britain & Ireland braced for dangerous conditions & severe travel disruption
Hurricane Ophelia Information Systems to batter the Britain & Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph, posing a danger to life & threatening travel chaos.
extremely windy weather Information Systems foreseen across the entire zone, When a yellow caution Information Systems in place for much of Wales, Scotland, north east Britain, north west Britain, south west Britain & the West Midlands.
Loganair in Scotland Information Systems offering toll free flight changes on routes which can be chock with the severe weather conditions.
The common annual event takes place around the autumn equinox at Druridge Bay as the sun rises.
This year, the annual event coincided with the 200th anniversary of 19th century author’s dying & saw hundreds of people parade out of town centre streets dressed in regency costume.
Storm Ophelia: repealed flights disrupt travel for thousands
as declared in Storm Ophelia threw the plans of thousands of people travelling to & from Ireland into disarray by many flights in & through Ireland repealed as a result of the weather conditions.
Ryanair, EasyJet, Aer Lingus & Flybe all grounded dozens of flights, by a total of 180 flights repealed at Dublin Airport.
Cork Airport remembered unlock during the worse storm to chock it in its 56-year history although there were multiple cancellations & delays to flights.
Storm’s worstShannon Airport too remembered unlock, although multiple flights were repealed or diverted to other airports the time the storm was at its worse.
Anyone booked to travel on repealed flights could change to another date of travel toll free of charge or demand a complete refund.