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Felixstowe: Resort gets first taste of winter

PUBLISHED: 08:54 05 December 2012 | UPDATED: 09:19 05 December 2012

A snowy scene in Felixstowe's Allenby Park today.

A snowy scene in Felixstowe's Allenby Park today.

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FELIXSTOWE woke to a covering of snow this morning – a first taste of winter by the seaside.

There was steady snowfall around breakfast-time, leaving a covering on gardens, parks and paths with the temperature at 1C.

Youngsters on the way to school scraped snow from parked cars to use as snowballs.

It soon turned to sleet and rain, with further showers expected during the day.

There were no real problems for drivers with all main roads free of snow and sidestreets’ snow soon turning to slush.

Forecasters have warned of strong winds of around 65mph that are expected to sweep into the county this evening, as a wet and windy night is expected to continue into the morning.

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