Six bus routes have been diverted and traffic is congested after a bus fire this morning.

Leyton Green Road has been badly damaged and will need to be resurfaced after the incident earlier today.

The Southbound stretch of the road has been closed between Lea Bridge Road, A104 and Leyton High Road, A112.

Routes 20, 230, 257, 357, W15 and W19 have been diverted.