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
Remaining very cold with further snow showers.
Today (Friday January 8)
- 1 Plan to ease congestion at M11 junction 8 gets underway
- 2 Sir Tom Jones to play Heritage Live concert at Audley End House & Gardens in Saffron Walden
- 3 Road building not the answer to Essex's transport woes, says campaigner
- 4 Driver shortage leaves Walden pupil without school transport
- 5 In pictures: Burns Night at Walden's The Railway Arms
- 6 Experience University of Cambridge Museums' free Twilight with the Museums sleepover at home
- 7 Saffron Striders enjoy home leg of inter-club cross-country championship
- 8 Solar farm planning application near Thaxted
- 9 Suspected crowbar assault leaves Stansted driver with serious injuries
- 10 Tourism Awards 2021-2022: Meet the Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award finalists
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.