Cold weather covers Suffolk in a blanket of frost

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk e

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk experienced one of the coldest mornings of the winter so far. - Credit: sarah lucy brown

It’s time to wrap up warm and grab the anti-freeze as the country faces the first cold snap of the winter.

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk e

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk experienced one of the coldest mornings of the winter so far. - Credit: sarah lucy brown

On Tuesday night temperatures plummeted to -5C (23F) in Cavendish and -4C (25F) in Wattisham making it the coldest night of the year so far.

James Wilby, forecaster at Weatherquest, says in other parts of the county the temperatures may have been even lower.

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk e

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk experienced one of the coldest mornings of the winter so far. - Credit: sarah lucy brown

“It was a pretty chilly night to say the least,” he said.

“Certainly the coldest night of the season.

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk e

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk experienced one of the coldest mornings of the winter so far. - Credit: sarah lucy brown


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“We saw Suffolk at -5C at the weather station but it’s quite possible more rural areas would have seen colder.”

The temperature is expected to pick up towards the end of the week, with temperatures set to reach 2 to 3C (37F), but there will be potential for frost.

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk e

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was covered in a blanket of white on Wednesday November 30 as Suffolk experienced one of the coldest mornings of the winter so far. - Credit: sarah lucy brown

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And although the cold weather means having to get up a bit earlier to defrost the car - the county looks spectacular with a thin covering of white.

Today, our photographers braved the cold to capture some amazing views of Christchurch Park.

Send your frost pictures to imagecurators@archant.co.uk

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