HEAVY rain has wreaked havoc across the region this afternoon.

North Wales has been severely impacted as a result of Storm Babet. A Yellow Warning for Rain has been in place for North Wales today (October 20) and is in force until 6am on Saturday (October 21).

Conwy, Denbighshire, Gwynedd and Anglesey have all been affected.

A flood alert is in place for around the river Conwy from Dolwyddelan to Conwy.

Many roads are closed due to flooding including: Waun Road; Bryn Pydew, Albert Drive, Deganwy; Station Road, Deganwy; Maesdu Road, Llandudno and A548 Llanrwst to Llangernyw; Beach Road, Llanddulas; Beach Road, Old Colwyn and Chapel Street, Mochdre.

Also closed is the A548 Llangernyw to Llanfair TH.

Station Road in Deganwy is impassable due to flooding - North Wales Police are urging people to avoid the area and use an alternative route.

Water level outside Ysgol John Brights on Maesdu Road was said to be about half a metre high.

People living in the St Andrew’s Avenue area of the town near The Oval in Llandudno are being escorted out of their homes by housing association staff.

A spokesperson from Conwy County Borough Council said: "Our staff and contractors are out dealing with issues caused by the heavy rain across the county. This includes pumping roads and ongoing clearing gullies and culverts which are getting blocked by debris.

"Please take care if you are out in the weather."