Recap as M5 traffic afterslip road in Gloucestershire closed due to …

Motorists have faced disruption on roads across the region today (April 1) as flooding hampers the great Easter getaway.

Heavy rain this morning has seen some roads closed due to flooding and a number of accidents.

The rain eased off later in the day with the weather[1] becoming overcast in the afternoon. Roads are expected to be particularly busy this weekend as the Easter holidays begin.

This is a live blog on the state of the region’s roads and we will bring you updates as we have them


  1. ^ weather (
  2. ^ Bristol Airport advice for Easter passengers (

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