07/08/2016 BBC Wales Today


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Two teenagers from Birmingham are missing tonight off


Coastguards, the RNLI, police and a search and rescue


helicopter were called to Barmouth beach this afternoon.


With the latest from the scene, here's Matthew Richards.


The Coast Guard received a 999 call at lunchtime today after reports a


teenager had got into difficulty while swimming off Alnmouth beach. A


second boy was also reported missing. -- Barmouth be boys aged 14


and 15 where with family members as a group of hundreds of day-trippers


from Birmingham. Another man tried to help but got into difficulty


himself. I went into the room and said the people need help and they


went out straightaway to help the two kids and the man. They find the


man and they didn't find the kids. We hope from God to get the kids


out. It's nearly no five hours so far and they couldn't find anything.


This evening as the lights started to fade and the wind started to pick


up the search along the sea was called off. The relatives of the two


missing boys are being supported by officers from the local station.


Meanwhile, a search has been carried out off the Ceredigion coast,


for a man who's thought to have been swept off rocks at Mwnt.


The coastguard coordinated the search after a 999 call came


Crews from Cardigan and New Quay were involved,


The acting chair of UKIP in Wales has told BBC Wales he thinks


the party's leader here, Nathan Gill, has been expelled.


It comes amid criticism of Mr Gill for so-called "double jobbing",


after he promised to stand down as an MEP,


Supporters of Mr Gill insist there will not be


a formal move to expel him until the National Executive


Committee meets tomorrow, to discuss the matter.


A factory unit and cars have been severely damaged in a blaze


Firefighters were called to Hirwaun Industrial Estate


The cause is still being investigated.


And in the rugby sevens, Jasmine Joyce and her team-mates


have just started their quarter final against Fiji, having won


And in the pool, swimmers from Wales have been leaving their mark -


The golden girls of Welsh swimming could shine once again


Ill before the London 2012 Games, these are


Through to this evening's 400m freestyle final in style.


First in her heat, second fastest overall,


Just being at the Olympics is a dream come true for 20-year-old


Making the semi finals of the 100m breaststoke with a Welsh record


I'm so pleased and so grateful to have had such a good swim just then.


Yeah, I'm just glad to have had a second swim.


Have had a chance to do


And so grateful to have another swim and


I'm just going to get in there basically and try my best.


Georgia Davies made it a clean sweep for the Welsh women.


She goes in the semi final of the 100m backstroke this evening


I'm really happy with that heat swim.


Had the right leg near me butterfly stomach before that and it's always


It gives me confidence that I'm in a good place.


Hopefully I'll be able to drop it down tonight in the semi.


If I do get a spot tonight in the final Ill be so pleased.


But tonight in that pool it's all about that Jazz.


Katie Ledecky from America is the hot favourite but Jazz Carlin


Let's hope you've got plenty of stamina back home


if you're watching - she goes for gold at


And another who could be going for gold again...


After crashing out of the road race yesterday in the final stages,


he's confirmed that he might compete in the time trial on Wednesday.


A quick look at tomorrow's weather and it'll be breezy at first,


though winds will ease during the day and


Otherwise it'll be a day of sunshine and isolated light showers.


We're back with updates in breakfast from 6.25 tomorrow morning.


From everyone on the late team, goodnight.


Good evening. The weather has been trying to compete with the Rio


Olympics, because the highs are plain to see, blue sky and sunshine


with 28 degrees in East Anglia, 82


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