East of England weather report: Thursday January 7 to Monday January 11

PUBLISHED: 09:46 07 January 2010 | UPDATED: 07:29 30 May 2010

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.

Weather report

Overview for the region

Sunny intervals and snow showers. Remaining very cold.

Today (Thursday January 7)

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.

Tonight

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.

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