DRIVERS are being warned there is heavy congestion on the A4440 this morning.

The traffic is queuing on the road near Broomhall Way, Temeside Way and Crookbarrow Way, westbound from Whittington Road Roundabout (The Swan, Whittington) to A449 Malvern Road (Powick).

Congestion is built up to Canada Way and the Lower Wick Roundabout, heading down from Worcester St Johns area.

It is not helped by roadworks which have closed Upton Road in Powick, and motorists heading to the RHS Malvern Spring Festival staring today.