MOTORISTS travelling on the M5 northbound are facing severe delays this afternoon (Friday, August 10).

There is stop-start traffic meaning drivers face a travel time of an hour and 45 minutes between Junction 26 at Wellington and Junction 21 at Weston-super-Mare.

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There is no indication that there has been a crash.

Traffic is also slow on Taunton Road in Bridgwater and The Toneway as of 1.15pm.