A STRETCH of a busy Glasgow motorway has been closed after a bus caught on fire.

The vehicle was travelling on the M8 eastbound between junction 25a and junction 25 at Shieldhall went it caught alight.

Lanes one and two are closed as the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service tackle the blaze.

The bus is now in the hard shoulder, however, lots of black smoke is creating a nightmare for commuters.

Traffic Scotland have warned drivers to approach the area with care as delays continue back to junction 26.

It's understood the blaze began shortly after 4pm and there are no reported casualties.