MOTORISTS are being warned about “pretty big puddles” on the roads after persistent rain over the weekend.

The rain looks set to continue today, with some heavy showers expected, and West Midlands Ambulance Service tweeted to remind drivers to be extra careful.

“Some pretty big puddles on the roads this morning,” read the tweet. “Please #DriveSafe if you’re out and about on the roads this morning.”

There are reports of queueing traffic on A435 Birmingham Road northbound between Pratts Lane and A4189 Warwick Highway, heading up towards the roundabout.

There’s said to be heavy traffic on A38 Droitwich Road eastbound between B4482 Bilford Road / Coombs Road (Perdiswell Island, Worcester) and A4536 Hurst Lane (White Hart and Bull Inn junction, Fernhill Heath).

Heavy traffic on A44 Bromyard Road outbound between A449 Bromwich Road (Cripplegate Park) and Broadway Grove.

Traffic is heavier than normal on M5 northbound at M42. Particularly affecting traffic leaving the M5 for the M42.