Foggy weather across East Anglia expected to last into the evening amid this winter’s coldest temperatures so far

13:51 21 January 2014

The heavy fog that enveloped East Anglia this morning is likely to linger into the evening as the low temperatures and still conditions remain in place.

A forecaster for Weatherquest said the fog, which formed overnight amid high humidity and freezing temperatures, would be slow in dissipating this afternoon.

“There’s not enough power in the sun or wind to move it,” said forecaster Chris Bell.

Visibility was thought to have dropped beneath 100m early this morning and was still under 300m by noon.

A band of light wind and rain moving in from the west is expected to shift the fog overnight but temperatures are likely to remain cold.

A low of -3.7C was recorded in Wattisham overnight which Mr Bell said was likely to be the region’s coldest temperatures so far this winter.

For the rest of this week, and into next, Mr Bell said temperatures would remain cold enough for a ground frost despite rising slightly.

“It will feel more like winter again,” he said.


More news stories

Yesterday, 16:58

Looking for a fireworks display in Uttlesford? Check out our handy guide to some of the great events which are taking place around the district next weekend.

Yesterday, 15:00

In the run up to Hallowe’en and bonfire night, Essex Police is urging residents to consider the feelings of elderly and vulnerable people in their communities.

Yesterday, 10:00

Calls for Stansted Airport to improve their care of disabled people have been made by a Dunmow couple who had to wait for more than an hour on a plane for a wheelchair lift.

Tue, 12:10

Obedient dogs and their owners from Thaxted and Barnston were presented with certificates for completing training last week.

Digital Edition

Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up