Snow to fall over East Anglia this weekend - but it won’t settle for long

Snow covers beach huts at Southwold. Picture: JEREMY REEVE

Snow covers beach huts at Southwold. Picture: JEREMY REEVE - Credit: Archant

Snow is expected to fall in Suffolk and Essex over the weekend - see the latest forecast here.

According to Richard Jones, forecaster at Weatherquest, the region is facing a few bitterly cold days with the chance of sleet, snow and nighttime frosts.

He said: “We have got a frosty night tonight (Friday) with minimum temperatures of -2C (28F).

A snapshot of the weather forecast for Saturday. Picture: MET OFFICE

A snapshot of the weather forecast for Saturday. Picture: MET OFFICE - Credit: Archant

“It will be a cold start tomorrow morning with noticeably bitter temperatures.

“Saturday will be largely dry with some bright and sunny spells through the day.

A chance for snow on Sunday in East Anglia. Picture: MET OFFICE

A chance for snow on Sunday in East Anglia. Picture: MET OFFICE - Credit: Archant

“As we go into the early hours of Sunday there will be a frost in the first part of the night.

“Then a weather front of sleet and snow will come in.

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“Even in Suffolk we may see some accumulation of snow on Sunday.

“But this will turn to rain as the weather front pushes northwards.

“It will be a wetter day after the early sleet and snow.”

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