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Severe accident: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe accident, from J35 for A601 to J36 for A590.

M6 Lancashire - Temporary closure and stationary on M6 northbound from J35 A601(M) Carnforth to J36, A590 (Kirkby Lonsdale), because of an accident.

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

The high achieving 'class of 92' have developed new degrees with Lancaster University
The high achieving 'Class of 92' have set up a new university which opens in September 2019.

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe accident, from J35 for A601 to J36 for A590.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J35 A601(M) Carnforth to J36, A590 (Kirkby Lonsdale), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe accident, from J35 for A601 to J36 for A590.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J35 A601(M) Carnforth to J36, A590 (Kirkby Lonsdale), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe accident, from J35 for A601 to J36 for A590.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J35 A601(M) Carnforth to J36, A590 (Kirkby Lonsdale), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M6 Cumbria southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cumbria southbound severe accident, at Burton-in-Kendal Services.

M6 Cumbria - One lane closed and it's slow on M6 southbound at Burton-in-Kendal Services, because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, from J35 for A601 to J34 for A683 Bay Gateway.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J35 A601(M) Carnforth to J34, A683 (Lancaster), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

Floods improving, but focus switches to Whaley Bridge

Alex Hamilton

BBC Weather

Heavy rains and flooding are beginning to recede around the North West, but the focus is shifting to Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire where more than 6,000 residents have been evacuated.

A reservoir dam has been damaged by rising waters and a severe weather warning has been issued.

You can follow all the latest from Derbyshire here

A yellow weather weather warning remains in place for Greater Manchester with more showers expected.

But the situation is expected to further improve showers over night.

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, from J35 for A601 to J34 for A683 Bay Gateway.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J35 A601(M) Carnforth to J34, A683 (Lancaster), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, from J35 for A601 to J34 for A683 Bay Gateway.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J35 A601(M) Carnforth to J34, A683 (Lancaster), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

North West weather: Wet and windy

North West weather: Wet and windy

A weather warning is in place for heavy rain across the region and winds will be gusty at times.

Temperatures will reach highs of 21C.