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Flooding causes travel disruption across West Midlands

Flooding is causing problems across the roads and rail this afternoon in the West Midlands.

One lane is closed on the outbound stretch of the A38(M) Aston Expressway outbound between Park Circus and the Spaghetti Junction.

There is also very slow traffic due to flooding on the M5 Northbound between J2 (Oldbury) and J1 (West Bromwich).

Flooding in Wolverhampton Credit: Sonia Midda

There is also a replacement bus service running on London Midland in both directions between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley due to flooding at Tame Bridge Parkway.

Tickets being accepted on National Express West Midlands Bus services.

Flooding in Wolverhampton Credit: Sonia Midda

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Wolverhampton factory fire now out

A fire at a factory in Bushbury, Wolverhampton, is now out.

Crews from West Midlands Fire Service were called at around 7:30pm this evening to the blaze.

It is unclear which units were affected.

Factory fire underway in Wolverhampton

Factory fire underway in Wolverhampton Credit: PA

A factory fire is currently underway in Bushbury, Wolverhampton, this evening.

West Midlands Fire Service have tweeted the following:

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