Storm Arwen: I'm a Celebrity cancelled due to poor weather

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Storm Arwen: I'm a Celebrity cancelled due to poor weather
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The set of the ITV show suffered "significant" damage as Storm Arwen caused disruption throughout Wales

There will be no new episodes of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! this weekend after the production area suffered damage during Storm Arwen.

ITV said "technical difficulties caused by extreme weather" had forced them to cancel Saturday and Sunday's episodes.

Producers of the show, filmed at Grwych Castle, Conwy, on Friday evening.

The show said the contestants are safe and remain in the castle, with only essential crew staying on site.

Storm Arwen has , with more than 30,000 thousand homes experiencing power cuts and road and rail travel affected.

Transport for Wales has cancelled a majority of its rail services and many roads and bridges have been closed by falling debris.

Photo of David Ginola, Louise Minchin, Snoochie Shy, Richard Madeley, Frankie Bridge, Kadeena Cox, Matty Lee, Naughty Boy, Ben Miller and Arlene PhillipsImage source, Joel Anderson/ITV
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Richard Madeley, pictured fourth from left, had to leave the show last week after feeling unwell

In a statement the show said: "Owing to technical difficulties caused by extreme weather conditions in the area, there will be no new episodes of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! this weekend (Saturday and Sunday).

"I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! will be replaced tonight and tomorrow night in the ITV schedules by compilation shows (voiced by Ant & Dec) featuring best moments from previous series."

Last week, Richard Madeley left the show after feeling unwell. Speaking afterwards, he said he was fine but was leaving the show because he had broken its Covid safety bubble.

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