THE Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning which will affect several communities in Carmarthenshire ahead of Storm Dennis.

The yellow warning warns of strong winds and heavy rain for Saturday and Sunday.

An amber warning has been issued for the north east of Carmarthenshire.

Communities in Brynamman, Garnant, Ammanford and Llandovery have been warned to be prepared for the possiblitiy of surface water flooding.

Carmarthenshire County Council say they have teams on standby to respond to changing conditions.

Crews have been diverted to assist with drainage clearance and flood prevention works, while sweepers are out clearing leaves and debris.

Residents are advised to check the

Advice from the council says: "Check weather forecasts and warnings on the Met Office website.

"Check flood guidance and updates on the Natural Resources Wales website.

"If your property is in imminent threat of flooding, call 01267 234567 (or 0300 333 2222 out of hours) to enquire about sandbags. Distribution of sandbags will be prioritised to those most in need, and are in limited supply. We will endeavour to respond to most requests but there may be some delay, particularly for the more widespread or large scale events."