Latest weather forecast for the East of England
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.
Overview for the region
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Remaining very cold with further snow showers.
Today (Friday January 8)
- 1 Saffron Walden constituency MP on the road map out of lockdown
- 2 Tracking Covid at the Sanger Institute
- 3 Awards for pandemic heroes launched
- 4 Containerlift supports laughter and supply chains
- 5 District council is not investing in arms trade, say councillors
- 6 Buses replace trains while train tracks are replaced
- 7 Essex: Climate change top priority for residents
- 8 Covid-19 breaches at Stansted Airport
- 9 Plan to convert town restaurant into homes
- 10 Quakers ask district council to reverse decision as investment row continues
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.
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.