There is queueing traffic due to earlier police incident on A27 westbound at Hollingbury between A270 Lewes Road and A23 London Road (Patcham), congestion on A27 to A26 (Southerham Roundabout).
The road was closed in both directions shortly after 6.40. Eastbound reopened at 07.15. The westbound side reopened at 07.50. The front of the queues are clearing.
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Mild with cloud and patchy rain at times. Heavy rain this evening, then dry, bright and feeling fresher tomorrow.
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