The A22 is closed in both directions at Whitesmith due to a low hanging power cable between Park Lane (Park Corner) and B2124 (Golden Cross).
A diversion is in place via the B2124 and the Show Roundabout.
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Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region