Cold snap forecast for the weekend

Snowy scenes from Martlesham Heath Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

A snowy scene from Martlesham Heath from January 2021 - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

A weather warning is in place for snow and ice in the eastern region over the weekend.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for this part of the country, taking effect from Saturday and ending on Monday.

It will be noticeably colder across the whole country over the weekend, with snow and ice in some places.

By Sunday, strong easterly winds will make it feel like it is well below freezing.

For this yellow weather warning, the Met Office says to expect a small chance of travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel.


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There is a small chance of power cuts and a slight possibility that some rural communities could become cut off.

Untreated pavements and cycle paths may also become impassable.

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The weather warning ends at midnight on Monday.

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