Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 5°C


Drivers warned to take care in fog - but weather set to become warm and sunny

PUBLISHED: 07:18 05 October 2018 | UPDATED: 07:41 05 October 2018

Foggy driving conditions in Essex Picture: ESSEX TRAVEL NEWS

Foggy driving conditions in Essex Picture: ESSEX TRAVEL NEWS


Early morning fog is said to be causing dangerous driving conditions for motorists in parts of Suffolk and Essex this morning.

Essex County Council’s travel alerts Twitter account posted pictures of thick fog on road in the county, including Chelmsford and Braintree.

“Please reduce your speed and use your dipped headlights,” it said.

Flights to UK airports including Stansted are also said to be affected by the foggy conditions.

Norwich-based forecaster Weatherquest said the early mist and low cloud would clear to leave a “fine day” with sunny spells developing.

“Winds will be light, and rather variable in direction, while top temperatures will be close to 21C,” Weatherquest tweeted.

The family of an elderly man who died after “woeful” record-keeping at a care home failed to detect health problems have said they hope his carers have learned lessons from the tragedy.

The centenary of the end of the First World War is now just three weeks away with ceremonies to mark the Armistice happening across the world as well as here at home in East Anglia.

Once the mist and fog clears this morning, it is set to be a dry and bright day in Suffolk and north Essex with plenty of sunshine expected over the weekend.

Today is your final chance to stake your claim on a share of £10,000 worth of sporting equipment that we are giving away to Suffolk youth football teams.

What jobs will be gone in 20 years time? Lynne Mortimer looks at the most vulnerable.

Raiders caused hundreds of pounds of damage when they threw a concrete paving stone through a shop door window – just to steal a few measly bags of crisps.

A rider who reportedly tested positive for drugs was arrested after an unregistered vehicle was stopped by police.

Although most of the 93,000 passengers passing through Stansted’s doors tomorrow for the start of their half term holidays will be blissfully unaware of it, the next few weeks will be a crucially defining moment in the history of Stansted Airport.

A child has been injured after reportedly being hit by a suspect’s vehicle during a police car chase in Ipswich.

Two police officers could face court action relating to the death of former Ipswich Town striker Dalian Atkinson.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24