ALL lanes are now reopen on the A34 following a vehicle fire, but delays still remain.

Emergency services were called at about 2.30pm to reports of a car fire on the southbound carriageway on the junction of the A34 and M3 junction 9.

There are currently severe tailbacks following the closure of one lane, with delays of up to 50 minutes reported.

Traffic is expected to return to normal at the latest by 4.5pm.

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