Time to grit and bear it

SUFFOLK is bracing itself today for arctic conditions as heavy snow and gale force winds look set to hit this week.The emergency services and councils are on alert as freezing temperatures, snow and high winds look set to batter much of the country.

SUFFOLK is bracing itself today for arctic conditions as heavy snow and gale force winds look set to hit this week.

The emergency services and councils are on alert as freezing temperatures, snow and high winds look set to batter much of the country.

Gritting lorries are at the ready should the snow hit and even the Port of Felixstowe has added snow ploughs to its vehicles to keep the roads clear.

Five-day forecasts for farmers today warned from tomorrow to expect freezing temperatures, heavy snow showers and high winds.

FARMERS, POWER FIRMS AND HOSPITALS PREPARE - SEE STORIES IN TONIGHT'S EVENING STAR

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