3 teenagers have been airlifted to hospital in a large sea and air rescue in Tywyn.
The teenagers, two boys aged 16 and 17 and a girl aged 16, got into trouble in the sea at Tywyn North.
A large operation involving Aberdovey and Barmouth lifeboats, two coastguard teams, two air ambulances, paramedics and police were all called out to the slipway at around 2pm.
The 16 year old boy is said to be in a critical condition, and has been airlifted to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, the other teenagers have been taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor.
A spokesperson for HM Coastguard has said:
“HM Coastguard has been coordinating a rescue in north Wales after three people got into difficulty in the water.
“Aberdovey and Barmouth lifeboats were both sent, along with Aberdovey and Borth Coastguard Rescue Teams.
“North Wales Police are also on scene along with the Welsh Ambulance Service. Two helicopters, the HM Coastguard search and rescue aircraft from Caernarfon, along with the air ambulance also attended.”