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  1. M42 congestion after crash

    BBC News Travel

    A crash involving a car and a van closed part of the M42 southbound earlier at the border of Warwickshire and Staffordshire.

    All lanes have reopened, but there's queuing trraffic in the area.

    View more on twitter
  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, from J10 for A5 Watling Street to J9 for A4097 Kingsbury Road Curdworth.

    M42 Warwickshire - Two lanes closed on M42 southbound from J10, A5 (Tamworth) in Staffordshire to J9, A4097 (Curdworth) in Warwickshire, because of an accident involving a car and a van.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Severe weather warnings issued

    Heavy rain could cause travel disruption to parts of the West Midlands later.

    Some areas could see a month's worth of rainfall in a single day, with wet weather to last well into the week.

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    The first of four severe weather warnings is set to affect parts of Warwickshire and Staffordshire, with heavy rain also expected to sweep through Birmingham and the Black Country, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire through Monday.

    Areas most affected could see local flooding and disruption to transport.

  4. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    It will be a cloudy and wet day with heavy rain spreading through the area and highs of 13C (55F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire both ways severe accident, from J15 for A46 Warwick By Pass Warwick to M42 J3A.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queues on M40 from J15, A46 (Warwick) to M42 J3a, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Oxfordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire northbound severe accident, from J11 for A422 to J12 for B4451.

    M40 Oxfordshire - Two lanes closed and queues on M40 northbound from J11, A422 (Banbury) to J12, B4451 (Gaydon), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, from J16 for A3400 Stratford Road to M42 J3A.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed and it's slow moving on M40 northbound from J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden) to M42 J3a, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, from J3A for M40 to J3 for A435 Alcester Road.

    M42 Warwickshire - Queues on M42 southbound from J3a M40 to J3, A435 (Redditch), because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder. All lanes have been re-opened.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, from J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton to J4 for M42 J7.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J3, A444 (Nuneaton) to J4, M42 J7 (Coleshill), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, from J12 for B4451 to J14 for A452.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 northbound from J12, B4451 (Gaydon) to J14, A452 (Royal Leamington Spa), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, at J9 for A4097 Kingsbury Road Curdworth.

    M42 Warwickshire - M42 lane closed on entry slip road and queues southbound at J9, A4097 (Curdworth), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J2 for M69 to J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J2, M69 (Coventry) to J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  13. Video: What's the weather got in store?

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    There will be some heavy and potentially thundery showers into the evening with high winds and lows of 9C (48F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J3 for A435 Alcester Road and J3A for M40.

    M42 Worcestershire - One lane closed and it's slow moving on M42 northbound between J3, A435 (Redditch) and J3a M40, because of debris on the road.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton and J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queues on M6 southbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and J2, M69 (Coventry), because of a break down. In the roadworks area.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  16. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton and J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queues on M6 southbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and J2, M69 (Coventry), because of a break down. In the roadworks area.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time