South Wales was a region of Wales. When the Daleks transported Earth (along with 26 other planets) to the Medusa Cascade, it caused an earthquake-like effect on the entire planet. In the Torchwood Hub, Gwen Cooper stated that the whole of South Wales must have felt that, but Ianto Jones discovered the true extent, remarking, "Little bit bigger than South Wales..." (TV: The Stolen Earth) Blon Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen noted that the entire South Wales coast would fall into the sea and no-one would notice. (TV: Boom Town)

South Wales Mail was a South Wales newspaper. (TV: Out of Time)