Morning traffic and weather update



Here is your morning traffic and weather update for Thursday.

Most parts will have a fine morning with some sunshine. The sunshine will be hazy at times and during the afternoon a few thundery showers may develop.

Not as hot as Wednesday but still very warm. Maximum Temperature 24°C.

Traffic is starting to build up on some West Yorkshire roads.

M62 and M1

Very slow traffic and two lanes closed on M62 eastbound between J26, M606 (Chain Bar) and J27, M621 (Gildersome), because of an accident involving lorry and car.


Slow traffic and heavier than usual traffic on M62 eastbound between J24, A629 (Ainley Top) in Elland and J25, A644 (Brighouse) in West Yorkshire.

Stubbing Drive in Hebden Bridge is closed due to repair work.

A58 Whitehall Road busy but moving eastbound from Wyke to the M62 junction.


Slow traffic on A650 Wakefield Road in Gildersome at the M62 J27 junction.


Stop-start traffic on A644 Wakefield Road in Mirfield from Cooper Bridge Roundabout to the M62 J25 Roundabout junction

A638 Bradford Road in Cleckheaton busy but moving southbound at the A643 Parkside junction.

Network Rail are warning there is the possibility of services being delayed or running at a reduced speed due to the hot weather.


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