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Live Reporting

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  1. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Rich Davis

    BBC Weather presenter

    It will be a dry day with some cloud and highs of 7C (45F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton to Corley Services.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J3, A444 (Nuneaton) to Corley Services, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, from J4 for M42 to Corley Services.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J4, M42 (Coleshill) to Corley Services, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, at J13 for A452 Banbury Road.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 lane closed on exit slip road to one northbound at J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J2 for M69 and J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton.

    M6 Warwickshire - Lane closed and it's slow on M6 northbound between J2, M69 (Coventry) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a break down.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Video content

    Video caption: Meet Mani Love - the basketball player who's 4ft 5in tall

    Mani Love is the shortest person to play for the Harlem Globetrotters in New York and is visiting school's in the West Midlands.

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, before J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and it's slow on M6 northbound before J2, M69 (Coventry), because of a break down.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, at J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound at J2, M69 (Coventry), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton to J4 for M42 J7.

    M6 Warwickshire - Lane closed on M6 northbound from J3, A444 (Nuneaton) to J4, M42 J7 (Coleshill), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well. In the roadworks area.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J4 for M42 and J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and it's slow on M6 southbound between J4, M42 (Coleshill) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Oxfordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire northbound severe disruption, between J11 for A422 and J12 for B4451.

    M40 Oxfordshire - One lane closed on M40 northbound between J11, A422 (Banbury) and J12, B4451 (Gaydon), because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. Drier weather forecast for the next few days

    Shefali Oza

    BBC Midlands Today

    After what's been a wet week for much of the West Midlands, a better outlook for the weekend and the start of next week:

    Video content

    Video caption: Shefali Oza

    Keep up-to-date with the weather forecast for your area at any other time by going to the BBC Weather website.

  13. Behind the scenes at floods control room

    Here's a peak behind the scenes in the control room at Evesham's fire station, where the emergency services and the Environment Agency are planning their response to the flooding... fuelled by biscuits donated by a local supermarket.

    As well as rescues, monitoring river levels and putting up flood defences, they've been talking to people in affected homes and businesses - and the police and fire service have been out to visit some of those most vulnerable.

    Control room
    Control room

    At the end of yesterday, Dave Throup from the Environment Agency tweeted "What a day!"

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J1 for A426 Rugby to J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J1, A426 (Rugby) to J2, M69 (Coventry), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time