An eyewitness has told ITV Central that a crew is on its way to cut the central reservation to allow cars to turn around.
We have also been told that a coach has arrived to collect stranded motorists who have evacuated their vehicles in the exclusion zone.
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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Herbert Kilpin, the son of a Nottingham butcher who left an extraordinary legacy.
Any mist, fog and low cloud will clear to leave a mostly dry day, with sunny spells. Some scattered showers developing.