STORM Dennis has left a trail of chaos in its wake in Conwy county, although the area has escaped major damage.

Some roads were closed over the weekend and surface water elsewhere made driving conditions difficult.

The B5113 between Nebo and Llanrwst was closed because of flooding, as was the B5106 between Llanrwst and Dolgarrog.

The A470 between Betwys-y-Coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog was also closed due to flooding, but reopened on Sunday evening.

Similarly the A548 at Llanfair TH had been closed, but has now reopened. But the B5106 between Llanrwst and Trefriw, and the A547 between Abergele and Llanddulas remain closed due to flooding.

North Wales Police stated the A5 near Bethesda near the Ogwen Bank had been closed in both directions due to a fallen tree.

North Wales Police warned drivers not to ignore road closed signs and try to get through. A spokesman said: “If the road is closed due to the weather please don't ignore the road closure signage, it is there for your safety.

“There is lots of water on the roads, please note the conditions and take extra care when travelling.”

Sian Williams, NRW Head of Operations in North West Wales, said: “The impact of Storms Ciara and Dennis on people and property has been felt across the whole of the country and our thoughts are with all those affected.

“During Storm Ciara, we saw communities affected across North Wales, with a number of properties flooded. Worst affected were Llanfair Talhaiarn and Llanrwst in Conwy county. Our defences prevented widespread flooding in Llanrwst from the Afon Conwy, but there was some flooding from smaller tributaries.

“Work is already under way, with Conwy Council, to understand the causes of the flooding and how we can work with the community to reduce risks in the future.

“Thankfully, Llanrwst and the north avoided the worst of Storm Dennis’ rainfall last weekend, which had such devastating impacts in more southern parts of Wales.

“There is a warning for further heavy rain in Wales from Wednesday evening into Thursday afternoon this week. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and ensure we’re prepared for any heavy rain that comes our way.

“We encourage everyone living in areas at risk to register for our free flood warnings at  or by calling Floodline 0345 988 1188.”

On Saturday the A55 Britannia Bridge crossing the Menai Strait was closed to caravans, motorcycles and cyclists due to increasing wind speeds. A speed restriction of 30 miles an hour has been introduced for all other vehicles. Traffic was diverted via the nearby Menai Bridge.

Conwy council was active throughout the weekend, a spokesperson said: “We had crews out across the county all day Saturday and overnight, and they’re continuing the clean-up today.”

Transport for Wales issued an urgent update early on Monday morning stating rail customers should expect significant service delays and cancellations with lines closed due to flooding.

A spokesperson said: “Customers urged to check before they travel and allow extra time for their journey today following flood damage to key routes caused by Storm Dennis.

“Customers are also advised to expect significant delays on certain parts of the network following further heavy rainfall overnight and, if possible make alternative travel arrangements.

“There has been damage to the rail network and with some roads remaining impassable and limited replacement road transport available, it is inevitable that some services this morning will be subject to significant disruption which will result in delays and cancellations.”

Most of the disruption affected lines in South and Mid Wales.

The Conwy Valley line remains closed having been damaged during Storm Ciara and a rail replacement bus service between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog was introduced, this continues.

A Met Office yellow wind warning is in force for North Wales.