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  1. Weather warning for wind issued

    Strong winds on Tuesday could cause disruption to transport and loss of power across the West Midlands, the Met Office is warning.

    Weather warning

    A yellow warning for wind has been issued from 12:00 to midnight.

    The storm was named Brendan on Saturday by Irish weather service, Met Éireann.

  2. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    After a dry and windy morning a band of heavy rain will spread eastwards across the region with highs of 9C (48F).

    Video content

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

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J2, M69 (Coventry) and 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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, at J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - Road closed and it's heavy on M6 northbound at J2, M69 (Coventry), because of an accident.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M69 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, at M6 J2.

    M69 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M69 northbound at M6 J2, Coventry, because of Medical Incident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. 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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J2, M69 (Coventry) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a car that's broken down. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Library staff acting as 'bouncers'

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Tom Davis

    Staff at a Coventry library are having to act as bouncers on the front door due to on-going problems with anti-social behaviour, a meeting has been told.

    Willenhall library

    An education scrutiny board was told staff at Willenhall Library are having to "shepherd people in and out", but other visitors have stopped coming altogether because of the problems.

    Police have also been involved in the issue.

    The library moved into the Hagard Youth Centre on Remembrance Road following a round of council cuts in 2016, but councillors were told the library location was not causing the issue.

    Head of library services Peter Barnett said: “I don’t have any major issues with the current site of Willenhall Library.

    “The challenges in Willenhall are more to do with antisocial behaviour issues that are much broader than just the library."

    A plan to switch to single-staffed libraries in other parts of the city has also been scrapped after pressure from councillors and a union, the meeting was also told.

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, at J13 for A452 Banbury Road.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 lane closed on exit slip road and it's slow northbound at J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook), because of a break down.

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

  10. Your weather: A cloudy night with strong winds

    It will be a cloudy night with strengthening winds and lows of 3C (37F).

    Tomorrow will be cloudy for much of the day with occasional showers and strong winds.

    Lower Broadheath

    You can find a detailed forecast for your area on the BBC Weather site.

  11. Bobsleighers to get new medals because of typo

    After waiting six years to get hold of the bronze medals to win at the Sochi Winter Olympics, two West Midlands bobsleighers have had to return them - because they had a typo on them.

    Joel Fearon from Coventry and Stuart Benson from Shifnal were part of Great Britain's four-man team which was promoted to a medal position after two Russian teams were disqualified for doping offences.

    But, instead of reading "Bobsleigh four-man event", the medals were engraved with "bobsleigh 4 men event".

    Medal

    The British team are expecting to receive replacement bronze medals in the next couple of weeks.

  12. Hospital restricts visitors after outbreak of sickness

    Visiting restrictions have been put in place on one ward at George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton.

    George Eliot Hospital

    Increased levels of sickness and diarrhoea is being managed at the site, the hospital says.

    Patients with flu have also been confirmed.

    Friends and family are being urged to avoid visiting Alexandra Ward until further notice.

  13. Two rescued from flood water

    Two people had to be rescued from flood water in Warwickshire overnight.

    Flooding
    Flooding

    The pair were helped from their vehicle in Wellesbourne.

    Flooding

    A property in the area was also flooded where water had run off from fields and overwhelmed drainage ditches, the fire service said.

    One flood warning and several flood alerts remain in place around Warwickshire.

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M42 Warwickshire - Temporary closure and stationary on M42 northbound from J9, A4097 (Curdworth) to J10, A5 (Tamworth), because of a vehicle on fire.

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

  15. Your pictures: Ahead of tonight's wolf moon

    The full Moon tonight, which is the first full moon of the year, is called a wolf moon.

    It will look a bit different as the Moon will drift into Earth's shadow and become a wolf moon eclipse, casting an eerie shadow across the Moon.

    BBC Weather Watcher Little Acorns was up early and captured an image of this morning's Moon in Southam, Warwickshire.

    Southam

    BBC Weather's Matt Taylor explains a bit more about what we can expect.

    Video content

    Video caption: Wolf Moon: What is it?