Flooding in Staffordshire has seen the A34 Meaford close in both directions.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service say vehicles were stranded in the water overnight.
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After a fine evening with some late sunshine to the end the day, a largely dry and fairly warm night will follow with clear spells.
Any remaining showers will fade, to leave it dry overnight.
There are reports that 15 people have been injured in a bus crash in France. The coach was taking a school group to Italy.