Storm Eunice Red Weather Warning
Storm Eunice will bring extremely strong winds across Carmarthenshire.
What the Met Office says to expect in areas covered by the red warning:
- Flying debris resulting in danger to life
- Damage to buildings and homes, with roofs blown off and power lines brought down
- Uprooted trees are likely
- Roads, bridges and railway lines closed, with delays and cancellations to bus, train, ferry services and flights
- Power cuts affecting other services, such as mobile phone coverage
- Large waves and beach material being thrown onto coastal roads, sea fronts and homes, including flooding of some coastal properties
As a result of the Red Weather Warning all council owned facilities listed below will be closed from 10pm tonight, Thursday 17th February.
- Children play areas at Berwick, Bryngolau, Clos Y Gelli, Dafen Park, Danybanc, Elin Mair Five Roads, Felinfoel King George Fields, Ponthenri, Pontyates, Pwll, Swiss Valley, Tir Einon and Trallwm.
- Community halls at Dafen, Felinfoel, Five Roads, Furnace, Pwll Pavilion, Sandy, Saron (Bynea), Swiss Valley and Trallwm.
- Recreation space: Dafen Park, Five Roads Recreation Ground, King George Playing Fields Felinfoel, King George Playing Fields Pwll, Ponthenri Recreation Ground, Trallwm Playing Feilds
- Swiss Valley Reservoir can be accessed from various points that cannot be closed off. The car park off the A476 Llanon Road will remain closed during the Red weather warning. Please avoid this area due to the highly likely possibility of trees being blown over and flying debris.
- Llanelli District Cemetery office and grounds will be closed. The cemetery grounds can be accessed from various points that cannot be closed off. Please avoid this area due to the highly likely possibility of trees being blown over and flying debris.
- Vauxhall Buildings Council offices
All council staff will be working from home on Friday 18 February. Alternative switchboard arrangements have been made. If you cannot get through on the telephone lines please leave a message and someone will get back to you at the earliest opportunity. Council email accounts will be monitored.
We will re-open council facilities once it is safe to do so.