M5 closed near Weston-super-Mare due to fallen tree

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  • The M5 near Weston-super-Mare was closed in both directions as a tree had fallen across power lines in Portishead.
  • Police said the closure would remain in place for up to two hours.
  • Delays spanned as far as Bridgwater and Bristol.
  • 385 homes were left without power.
  • The road re-opened but delays of up to 75 minutes remained.

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