The M11 in Essex remains closed southbound between junction 8 and junction 7. The incident, which involves an overturned HGV, happened just before 7.30am.
"The Highways Agency is working hard with its contractors to reopen the carriageway as soon as it is safe to do so.
Recovery is already on scene but will take some time to remove the vehicle.
Drivers are advised to allow extra time or find an alternate route, with long delays in the area.
A fully signed diversion, following the hollow square symbol, is in place via the A120, A10 and A414."
Most rush hours trains across the Anglia region have been cancelled until at least 9am as strong winds sweep in.
Hundreds of commuter train services have been cancelled in the morning rush hour on Monday because the storm warning.