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  1. Car fire causing M5 delays

    BBC News Travel

    Two lanes of the M5 southbound in Worcestershire remain closed after an earlier car fire.

    Traffic was held for a time between J7 and J8 for emergency services to attend.

    Delays of about 30 minutes are being reported in the area, said Highways England.

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  2. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    Showery spells of rain will work their way through the region today, with some brighter patches this afternoon with highs of 11C (52F).

    Video content

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

    Severe congestion: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe congestion, before J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - Queuing traffic and heavier than usual traffic on M5 southbound before J6, A4538 (Worcester).

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J6, A4538 (Worcester) to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, at J4 for A38 Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 exit slip road closed northbound at J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42 J4A.

    M5 Worcestershire - Two lanes closed and slow traffic on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42 J4a, because of an accident.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42 J4A.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42 J4a, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J7 for A44 Whittington Road Worcester.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic southbound at J7, A44 (Worcester), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J6, A4538 (Worcester) to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J4 for A38 Bromsgrove to M5.

    M5 Worcestershire - An overturned vehicle, an accident and restrictions on M5 northbound from J4, A38 (Bromsgrove) to M5, Frankley Services. Approach with care.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42 J4A.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42 J4a, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  12. Plenty of rain forecast this weekend

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    Most of us have had a fine November day, but we're expecting plenty of rain this weekend.

    Here's your forecast.

    Video content

    Video caption: Rebecca Wood with the weather forecast for Friday
  13. In the papers: Woman hit by bus in Worcester

    Worcester News

    Here are three stories from the Worcester News today:

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire both ways severe disruption, at J7 for A44 Whittington Road Worcester.

    M5 Worcestershire - Slow traffic on M5 at J7, A44 (Worcester), because of an earlier broken down vehicle.

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

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J6, A4538 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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