Drone pictures reveal devastating extent of Storm Dennis floods

The jaw-dropping scale of flooding caused by Storm Dennis is exposed in these shots taken by a drone in south Wales.

The village of Crickhowell, in the Brecon Beacons, was cut off as the river Ursk burst its banks near a bridge supplying an artery road.

Footage shows pubs, houses and streets submerged in muddy water, echoing scenes seen across the UK as Storm Ciara’s successor brought heavy rain and severe winds.

South Wales was issued with a red warning for ‘extensive flooding’ and dangerous conditions, while amber warnings were in force in many parts of the country on Sunday.

Dyfed Powys Police have said a man in his 60s died after falling into the river Tawe, an hour’s drive away in the Swansea Valley.

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