The A38 in Stokes Croft remains closed between Jamaica Street and St James Barton roundabout after a building fire. It will stay closed for the time being while scaffolding is put up.
Buses are using Jamaica Street and part of Marlborough Street so passengers can catch them at the Haymarket or the area to the north of Jamaica Street.
Drivers are being diverted along Muller Road and M32 Junction 2
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The day's gusts will ease as the evening goes on. It will be mostly dry with cloud cover but occasional clear spells.
Strong winds will steadily ease through this evening and overnight, but it will remain dry with clear spells.
Members of 'Drone SAR For Lost Dogs UK' searched fields and farms after Ted the terrier was declared missing.