Adverse Weather Updates

Information about Vale of Glamorgan Council services in the event of snow, flooding or adverse weather conditions.  



Saturday 26 December 2020

  • 18:00

A limited supply of sandbags is now available for residents at risk of flooding. Sandbags are available for collection only from the Court Road Depot in Barry. There is a limit of 10 bags per household.  


Thursday 24 December 2020


  • 19:00
There are no more sandbags available for collection. More than 1300 have been distributed in the last 24 hours and the Council's stockpile has now been exhausted. Stocks will be replenished next week. 


  • 13:00

Residents or businesses whose properties have been affected by flooding should, in the first instance, read the below guidance from Natural Resources Wales. 



We are currently assessing the details of the worst affected streets with South Wales Fire and Rescue Services. We will arrange for either skips or refuse collection vehicles to be located in these streets from Wednesday 30th December 2020 so that residents can dispose of any water damaged furniture and floor coverings free of charge. Please seek advice from your insurer before disposing of any flood damaged items.


If emergency accomodation is needed please contact 01446 700111 and ask to speak to a Housing Solutuions Officer today. From tomorrow please contact 01446 721534. 


Wednesday 23 December 2020

  • 10:58pm
Road closure: Port Road (A4050) near Culverhouse Cross. For the latest road closure information, please visit the Traffic Wales website.
  • 9:02pm

Lavernock Road - OPEN

  • 8:07pm
Lavernock Road - CLOSED
  • 7:36pm 

There is widespread flooding across the Vale of Glamorgan. Please avoid travelling unless absolutely essential, if you do need to travel, please leave extra time for your journey.

  • 7:34pm

Argae Lane and St Andrews Road  - CLOSED

  • 7:15pm

Due to flooding, there is a high volume of traffic around Culverhouse Cross and Port Road East. Please avoid this area if possible. 

  • 4:05pm

Widespread surface water issues across the county with a number of flood alerts and warnings. 


Pedestrians and motorist are advised to take extreme caution if they need to make any essential journeys during this time.


Please take care and drive carefully on roads.  




A limited number of sandbags are available for Vale residents to collect from Court Road Depot in Barry.


Please bring a form of identification.



Public Transport

Information on disruptions to public transport are available via the Traveline Cymru website and Twitter:


Traveline Cymru

C1V Contact Centre

If you have an emergency you can call us on this number 24hrs a day 365 days a year.


  • 01446 700111

Traffic and Roads

For the latest road and traffic updates please visit the Traffic Wales website or follow them on social media:


Traffic Wales 


Natural Resources Wales: Flood Warnings 

Met Office