Latest weather forecast for the East of England

PUBLISHED: 10:25 08 January 2010 | UPDATED: 22:06 31 May 2010

SNOW showers will continue and widespread ice is expected to persist, especially on untreated roads and pavements, the Met Office has warned today (Friday January 8). The public is advised to take extra care and refer to the Highways Agency for further ad

SNOW showers will continue and widespread ice is expected to persist, especially on untreated roads and pavements, the Met Office has warned today (Friday January 8).

The public is advised to take extra care and refer to the Highways Agency for further advice regarding traffic disruption on motorways and trunk roads.

Weather forecast

Overview for the region

Remaining very cold with further snow showers.

Today (Friday January 8)

Sunny intervals and snow showers are expected, especially near the coast, but some making their way inland as north-easterly breezes develop. Very cold, perhaps a brief thaw near the east coast. Maximum temperature 2 °C.

Tonight

A few clear spells, but generally rather cloudy with some snow showers, especially near the east coast, where a few could be heavy at times. Minimum temperature -5 °C.

Saturday (January 9)

Generally rather cloudy with further snow showers, which may be heavy at times, especially near the east coast. Remaining very cold. Maximum temperature 2 °C.

Outlook for Sunday (January 10) to Tuesday (January 12)

Bitterly cold and strong easterly winds bringing further significant snowfall, especially during Sunday and early Monday. Lying snow is likely to drift in the strong winds.

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