The M5 is closed southbound in Gloucestershire because of a serious accident between junctions 13 and 14. A diversion is in place on the A38, but the Highways Agency are appealing for people to delay their journeys if possible.
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The whales have resurfaced near Sea Mills, Bristol and taken up permanent residence at Bennett’s Patch and White’s Paddock Nature Reserve.
Flowers in the South West have sprung up much earlier than usual due to the mild winter.
A fair amount of cloud - but the sun breaks through. A handful of showers towards the Somerset coast too.