TRAFFIC is building on the M4 this morning.

Here's the current situation:

On the M4 eastbound between the A48 and J26 (Malpas Road) there were delays of four minutes. These are easing with an average speed of 25 mph.

Less severe delays of two minutes were affecting the same stretch of motorway between J25 (Caerleon) and J24 (Coldra), again with an average speed of 25 mph.


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Traffic between J28 (Tredegar Park) and J24 (Coldra) iwas moving slowly.

Between J28 and J26 there were delays of three minutes and an average speed of 25mph.

In Torfaen, drivers are facing severe 11 minute delays on the A472 eastbound between A472 and A4042 (Pontypool Roundabout). Delays are increasing with an average speed of 15 mph.

Newport is facing delays of seven minutes on the  A467 Forge Road Southbound between Meadowland Drive (Morrisons Roundabout) and Park View (Basslaeg Roundabout). The average speed is 10 mph.

There is also slow traffic on the A4042 in Newport coming towards Friars Walk. Our reporter, Tomos Povey, said: "I've been queuining in traffic for about 10 minutes now."