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M57 Merseyside northbound severe disruption, at J6 for A506 Valley Road.
M57 Merseyside - M57 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J6, A506 (Kirkby), 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
Firefighters have been tackling the blaze since about 04:45 BST.
A 22-year-old man was due to appear in court today charged with wounding after a teenager's ear was sliced open with a piece of glass.
The victim, 19, was attacked at an apartment block in Bold Street, Liverpool, in the early hours of 2 February, said Merseyside Police.
The Met Office has put yellow weather warnings in place for thunderstorms for the North West on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Outbreaks of heavy rain are due to arrive early on Tuesday and spread further and become more widespread during the day on Wednesday.