Updating us on the paper mill fire in Nechells, West Midlands Fire Group Commander Nigel Sowden told ITV Central that work would continue over the weekend to get roads in Nechells back open.
The A47 Heartlands Parkway remains closed.
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Slowly brightening up later in the day, with some warm sunny spells possible by evening.
Any mist and low cloud will clear during the morning, leaving bright or sunny spells.
Beginning grey and murky again with extensive low cloud and some patchy rain.