CONTRAFLOW has been removed from a major county road after major flooding caused long traffic tailbacks yesterday.

At the A449, Powick, the traffic measures have been removed, with Worcestershire County Council's Highways and travel team saying it will reopen the road when it is safe to do so.

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A picture was taken at the road yesterday, showing the extent of the traffic from the Powick roundabout looking towards Cromwells.

The measures were put in place due to the River Teme being close to peaking.