Weather: More snow expected over weekend

A snowy spell in Essex in March - Lucy Taylor

A snowy spell in Essex in March - Lucy Taylor - Credit: Archant

MUCH of Essex is this morning covered in a blanket of snow, while parts of Suffolk were coated in a fine layer overnight.

And there is more to come, according to the experts at Weatherquest.

Temperatures are likely to drop to a very unseasonal -3C overnight, turning snow to ice and creating treacherous conditions on the roads. It will be mainly dry, meanin

Cloudy skies will dominate on Monday, which is expected to be drier than the weekend with some bright or sunny intervals.

There will be a cold, frosty start on Tuesday, it will be mainly dry with some bright or sunny spells, but rather cloudy at times. The high will be 3C, with temperatures dropping to -2C in some parts.

There is a brighter outlook to Wednesday, which will again start chilly but sunny spells are expected, with temperatures rising to 5C.

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