One person has died after an accident at the entrance of the Brynglas Tunnels this morning.
Gwent Police say the driver, a 67-year-old man from the Cardiff area, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident involved one vehicle, which collided with a wall and an electrical sub-station.
Police say work to recover the vehicle and debris has now been completed and the Eastbound M4 has reopened but congestion remains very heavy in the area.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Gwent Police by dialling 101.
More top news
The training centre and headquarters of Girlguiding Cymru in Powys, is laying claim to having the tallest living Christmas tree in the UK.
Cloudy with rain and strong winds, local gales along exposed coasts. Rain persistent across western hills, and becoming heavy later.
It will be cloudy with hill fog and mild overnight with increasing winds, with gales around southwestern coasts.