Wales weather: Storm Ciaran brings heavy rain warning

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Forecasters warn up to 60mm of rain is likely in some areas

Travel disruption is expected in parts of Wales as forecasters warn of heavy rain and wind.

Met Office yellow warnings for wind and rain are in place across south and mid Wales on Wednesday and Thursday as Storm Ciaran is set to hit the UK.

There are also three National Resources Wales flood warnings, and 17 flood alerts in place.

Forecasters have warned the wettest areas could see between 40 and 60mm of rain.

It comes after a previous yellow rain warning runs out at 09:00 GMT on Monday.

The latest rain warning covers Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan.

It comes into force at 18:00 GMT on Wednesday and lasts until the end of Thursday.

An additional yellow warning for wind, with gusts of up to 90mph, is in place on Thursday until 18:00 GMT.

The Met Office warned that damage to buildings is possible, in addition to power cuts and travel disruption.