East of England weather report: Thursday January 7 to Monday January 11
FOLLOWING recent snow, widespread ice is expected on roads and pavements across Essex and the rest of the region (Thursday January7), the Met Office has said. The public are advised to take extra care and refer to the Highways Agency for further advice r
FOLLOWING recent snow, widespread ice is expected on roads and pavements across Essex and the rest of the region (Thursday January7), the Met Office has said.
The public are 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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Sunny intervals and snow showers. Remaining very cold.
Today (Thursday January 7)
- 1 Distraction theft in Dunmow leaves woman without handbag
- 2 Secretary of state to consider overturning Finchingfield houses approval
- 3 Police appeal after clothing theft from donation container
- 4 Villages around Great Dunmow covered in frost and snow
- 5 Covid-19 fast-testing centre opens in Uttlesford for asymptomatic residents
- 6 Church received £31,000 grant for restoration purposes
- 7 Community helps foodbank under pressure
- 8 Uttlesford Covid case rates decline means they are now the lowest in Essex
- 9 Red engraved gem from iron ring is older than was previously thought
- 10 Covid jabs have started at Broomfield Hospital's Vaccination Hub
Remaining very cold with sunny intervals, especially in the west where some places may remain dry. More snow showers expected, especially in the east where some may be heavy at times. Maximum temperature 2 �C.
A few clear spells but generally rather cloudy with further snow showers likely, perhaps heavy at times. Snow showers dying out later with a severe frost developing in inland parts. Minimum temperature -5 �C.
Friday (January 8)
Most places dry with some sunny spells at first, but further snow showers are likely during the afternoon with some becoming heavy at times. Continuing very cold. Maximum temperature 2 �C.
Outlook for Saturday (January 9) to Monday (January 10)
Remaining very cold with bitterly cold easterly winds developing, these bringing further snow at times to many places, perhaps with drifting in strong winds. Persistent frost, severe night and morning.