December 5 2013 Latest news:
Monday, October 28, 2013
It has been a blustery day across East Anglia with forecasters predicting much worse to come.
Heavy showers have been reported across the region and the winds have been whipping the crisp autumnal leaves around the streets of Suffolk and Essex. But despite the autumnal nip, families have been making the most of the relative calm before the storm.
In Thorpeness, the Durrant family took to the beach for a bracing walk.
And at Felixstowe, iwitness member Linda Bohea captured yachtsman making the most of the strong winds.
The latest forecasts suggest we are in for heavy showers from around 10pm, with the wind taking hold in earnest in the early hours of the morning.
Wind speeds tomorrow could top 40mph in parts of Suffolk and along the Essex coast.
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