Wednesday Traffic and Travel and Weather

0810 hrs

Tree down on Hathaway Road in Grays.

Hathaway

0800 hrs

A13: Londonbound – BLOCKED by an accident prior to A1014 Stanford le Hope junction– traffic queuing back towards Sadlers Farm rbt.

M25 Anticlockwise – Slow moving traffic between Junction 29 (A127) and Junction 27 (M11).

0730 hrs

A13 southbound Stanford-Le-Hope bypass blocked due to serious accident at A1013 / A1014 The Manorway / B1007 North Hill (Stanford turn-off)

A13 Londonbound BLOCKED by an accident at the A128 Orsett Cock – traffic queuing back towards Sadlers Farm roundabout.

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Highways England Severe Weather warning valid until 0900 today. For further info – ow.ly/Zeb830f6Y17 Please take extra care driving.

Road users in all Regions of England are being advised to check the weather forecast and road conditions before they travel today, Wednesday 13 September, as strong winds are being experienced across all regions of England. As a result of the strong winds Highways England has issued a Severe Weather Alert for users of high-sided vehicles, caravans and motorbikes who are advised to take extra care when travelling due to the increased risk of these vehicles being blown over.

Highways England, which is responsible for motorways and other major roads in England, is working closely with the Met Office to monitor weather conditions and maintain safe roads and reliable journeys.

Drivers are advised to plan for their journey before they set out, checking the forecast and road conditions and to leave extra time if travel conditions are poor and delaying their journey if the weather becomes severe.

Up-to-date information on road conditions on England’s motorways and trunk roads is available on the Traffic England website at www.trafficengland.co.uk, by calling 0300 123 5000 or following the @HighwaysEngland Twitter feed.

For information on weather conditions, visit the Met Office website www.metoffice.gov.uk or listen to local radio.

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262 Essex homes without power this morning, a few trees down and disruption to local train services. Winds easing through the day.

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The Tilbury to Gravesend ferry is running a normal service today and will be continuing to operate all day.

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