Newsflash: Water Release in the Mellte River Affecting Porth yr Ogof on 6th and 7th June 2017

Due to the continuing heavy rain in the region, information has been received from Terry Northam at Welsh Water/Dwr Cymru to confirm that there is to be a planned release of water from an upstream dam today, Tuesday 6th June, and probably also tomorrow, Wednesday 7th June 2017 as well. This will affect the River Mellte and the cave of Porth yr Ogof.

For safety reasons, cavers are advised to avoid the river and the cave today and tomorrow.