Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 6°C


First flurries expected ahead of three days of snow this week

PUBLISHED: 07:00 25 February 2018 | UPDATED: 07:58 25 February 2018

Frosty scenes in Little Bealings. Picture: ANDREW HIRST

Frosty scenes in Little Bealings. Picture: ANDREW HIRST


The first flurries of snow could be set to fall tonight across East Anglia ahead of a week of freezing conditions.

Forecasters expect the day to be largely sunny across Suffolk and North Essex after an initial frosty start.

The cold winds are set to continue throughout the day with temperatures getting no higher than 4C.

The Met Office currently have three weather warnings in place for our region for the next three days.

Whilst initial flurries of snow could start as early as this evening the first significant showers are thought to come on Monday afternoon.

Consecutive warnings for Tuesday and Wednesday suggest that the snow will continue across the first half of the week with forecasters warning of travel disruption and that rural communities could be cut off.

The heaviest showers are predicted for Wednesday and will affect most of England and Scotland.

Forecasters had joked earlier in the week that spring –which starts meteorlogically on March 1 - had been delayed whilst the Beast from the East brought in cold weather from the continent.

A murder investigation is under way in Ipswich today after a man was stabbed to death in broad daylight.

From top notch cafes to fancy restaurants, these are officially the best places to wine and dine in Ipswich.

Commuters may be held up by roadworks in Suffolk and north Essex this week – find out if the A12, A14 and A120 will be affected with our traffic and travel guide.

Online retailer Asos has warned over sales and profits after experiencing a “significant deterioration” in trading in the run-up to Christmas.

Laura Ashley is to close around 40 stores, as the company’s new chairman pushes ahead with a fresh vision for the brand which includes expansion in China.

Two national lottery winners are doing their part and getting hands-on for a big Christmas party for young carers in Essex.

Shareholders in Shotley’s iconic Victorian pier are voting on its future design – but some feel they are being ignored.

Police dealt with three reported stabbings in Ipswich today in less than 12 hours, officers have confirmed.

Fire engines were seen outside a high rise block of flats in Ipswich today after an alarm repeatedly malfunctioned.

A man has died following a stabbing in Ipswich, sparking a murder investigation.

Most read

Hot Jobs

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