Traffic is building as people head south today ahead of Bank Holiday Monday and half term.

Highways England have tweeted that congestion is beginning to build on the M5 Southbound.

In their tweet they said: "Happy Bank Holiday weekend, and a warm welcome to the South West!

"With the sun shining we are now starting to see congestion build on the #M5 Southbound, so wherever you heading today please ensure your vehicles are loaded safely and take regular breaks."

#DriveSafe #SouthWest