Original article from Kent Live
There are 10 mile queues on the anti-clockwise M25 approach to the Dartford Crossing this afternoon with traffic queuing back to J4 at Orpington.
On the other side of the motorway there are delays approaching Kent from Essex.
On the M20, an accident has forced all traffic to be temporarily held between J5 and J6 on the westbound carriageway.
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Kent has been battered by thunderstorms and heavy rain as the half term holidays end in chaos.
Many drivers will be heading home after a week away.
It’s the third successive weekend of major delays at the Dartford Crossing.
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