Commuters faced long delays in Watford this morning due to faulty traffic lights on the A41.

Herts Highways reported heavy traffic and long delays around the Colne Way and The Dome roundabout area of Watford.

Posting on Twitter this morning a spokesman for Herts Highways said: "DELAYS: #Watford A41 eastbound, through the Dome up to Woodmere Ave, long delays this morning, no reports at present."

Police have confirmed there was an issue with the temporary traffic lights where roadworks are currently in place on the A41 Colne Way.

The work is seeing the permanent traffic lights at the junction of the A41 and Woodmere Avenue being upgraded.

Council bosses have said the temporary lights are now working again as normal.