The northbound Blackwall tunnel is currently closed because of a vehicle fire.

Emergency services are currently on the scene to clear the road due to a car fire being dealt with by the fire brigade.

From Blackwall Lane to East India Dock Road, traffic is currently at a standstill.

You are advised to find an alternative route if travelling this way this afternoon.

It will take a while for emergency services to clear the road of debris from the car fire.

More information as we get it.