Newsflash: Water Release in the Mellte River Affecting Porth yr Ogof on 9th, 10th and 11th September


Information has just been received from Terry Northam at Welsh Water/Dwr Cymru to confirm that due to high rainfall predicted for tonight in the relevant area a planned release of water from an upstream dam is taking place now on Friday 9th September 2016. With the amount of rain predicted tonight this will affect the River Mellte and the cave of Porth yr Ogof today and over the weekend.

For safety reasons, cavers are advised to avoid the river and the cave during this period.