Beast from the East set to return for second day with east of region expected to be hit hardest

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH L

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Drivers across the across the county are being warned to take care this morning as a second day of wintry conditions is due to hit.

The Met Office increased its weather warning for the eastern and coastal areas of the region last night with heavy showers expected until 10am this morning.

A yellow warning remains in place for more westerly parts of the region.

Police attended a number of weather related incidents across the region in the wake of snowfall on Tuesday morning.

Train operator Greater Anglia said on Tuesday evening that it expects to run services as normal today but that alterations could still happen if conditions change.

A number of school have already confirmed that they will be closed today or will open later to allow pupils and staff to arrive safely. We’ll keep you up to date this morning with all the latest information on travel, schools and the latest forecast as and when we get it.


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