Army bomb disposal experts are searching an area of Small Heath after terror arrests this afternoon. The following roads are closed.
- Small Heath Highway at Golden Hillock Road (into city)
- Golden Hillock Road at Small Heath Highway (out of city)
- Coventry Road at Talbot Road
Police say there is severe traffic congestion. Drivers and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area to prevent delays to their journey.
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Cold with some icy stretches to start. There will be sunny intervals and further blustery, wintry showers.
Early wintry showers will clear to give a mostly dry day with some sunny spells.
Scattered wintry showers will continue overnight. Clear spells will allow a frost to develop by morning.