Travel/weather: Traffic light failures cause problems in Ipswich

IT was slow going in the rush hour in parts of Ipswich this morning following two traffic light failures.

Drivers faced tailbacks in St Helen’s Street at the Warwick Road junction, where police were called in to direct traffic in the roadworks after the lights stopped working.

There was a similar situation in Duke Street at the Pownall Road junction.

On the A14, on the Newmarket bypass between Mildenhall and Exning, there were delays for a while after an accident but the road was running smoothly again once the vehicles were cleared.

Public transport reported no problems.

? Weatherquest said today would feature mainly sunny spells with scattered showers developing, some heavy with hail and thunder.

Top temperature will be 11C.

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Tomorrow will be rather cloudy with the chance of a few, mainly light, showers, and slightly cooler.