After being swept away by flashfloods in Wales, three people have died and one more is fighting for his life in hospital.
According to reports, the group of paddleboarders found themselves in distress on Saturday morning due to adverse weather conditions.
They were part of an organised outing when they were only minutes into the water when they were hit with a torrential flow of water as they paddled towards a weir in the river.
On Saturday night, a huge rescue operation involved four helicopters, a lifeboat and firefighters.
However, Dyfed-Powys Police have confirmed that three people have died in the incident.
Today, emergency services were at the River Cleddau, Haverfordwest in Wales. Three people were on their boards, on a normally calm stretch of river, when they were hit with a flood of flood water.
Searches are underway by rescue teams for paddleboarders in the River Cleddau. This warning comes amid warnings to be cautious of dangerous fast flowing and deep floodingwaters’
Local reports claim that one paddleboarder is currently in intensive care at a hospital. Five other people were injured in the accident, but all five survived.
The paddleboarders were well prepared and in wetsuits when the entered the water yesterday morning. However, locals stated that river conditions were treacherous due to heavy rainfall in recent days.
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