TWO schools in Prestatyn and St Asaph have announced their closure due to 'unprecedented' rainfall and flooding.

Ysgol y llys in Prestatyn and Ysgol Glan Clwyd in St Asaph closed this afternoon, as Storm Babet wreaks havoc on the region.

In a letter to parents, the Ysgol y llys headteacher said: "Due to unprecedented rainfall, resulting in flash floods today and due to the forecast of heavy rain for the remainder of the day, we have made the decision that parents are allowed to pick up pupils early from school today (Friday, October 20) and from 1pm onwards."

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In a letter to parents and carers, the acting headteacher of Ysgol Glan Clwyd, Sian Alwen, said: "The school is to close this afternoon due to the weather. 

"There is talk of a high tide within the next two hours and it is possible this could have an impact on the ability to leave the school site through St Asaph. 

"The bus companies have been notified and are on the way to the site."