There are tailbacks of around half a mile on the A19 Southbound on Teesside following an accident involving 5 cars and 3 lorries.
It happened in Thornaby at the A174/ A174 Parkway off-ramp at 1.45pm.
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The A66 eastbound is closed and there are hazardous driving conditions and slow traffic owing to snow between A1150 (Great Burdon Roundabout) and Darlington Road.
It is affecting traffic travelling between Darlington and Middlesbrough.
Source: INRIX traffic alerts
A vehicle has veered off the A1 near Morpeth.
As a result the A1 Northbound is temporarily closed at Clifton.
Emergency Services are at the scene.
A diversion through Morpeth Town Centre is being monitored by Police.
Motorists using the A1 are being warned they could face delays during the rush hour on Thursday morning following a lorry fire near Chester-le-Street.
The fire started on Wednesday evening close to junction 63 on the southbound carriageway.
It is not known how the fire started, but it has since been put out by the fire service.
Drivers will be able to use the second lane of the southbound stretch of the A1, but lane one and the hard shoulder will remain closed between junctions 63 and 62 so that the damage to the road surface from the fire can be assessed.
Durham Police are warning commuters to plan ahead if they need to use that stretch of road on Thursday morning.
Further to the report of a vehicle on fire on A1M southbound between junctions 63 & 62, the vehicle will remain in situ until tomorrow morning, resulting in the hard shoulder & lane one remaining closed, due to damage to the road surface.
Lane 2 is now reopen. Delays are expected tomorrow during commuter times. Please allow extra time for your journey or seek alternative route."
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A power failure on the Tyne and Wear Metro has resulted in there being no services running.
There is a power supply issue at the depot.
Passengers are advised to find an alternative way to travel.
There are currently no Metro services system-wide due to a power supply problem at the depot. Please find an alternative mode of travel.
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