Send us your photos as Beast from the East causes whiteout

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was awash with families enjoying the snow with their sledges. SARAH LUC

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was awash with families enjoying the snow with their sledges. SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Heavy snow is causing misery for travellers but allowing others to take “beautiful” photos across the region this morning. Email your photos here or tag us on social media.

Hundreds of schools in Suffolk have closed and there is severe travel disruption after several inches of snow fell overnight.

Staff at Go Manila Coffee shop. Picture: KEITH HANDSCOMBE

Staff at Go Manila Coffee shop. Picture: KEITH HANDSCOMBE - Credit: Archant

There are treacherous driving conditions reported across the whole region, from the A14 and A12 to rural and urban roads.

A yellow Met Office warning for snow was originally in place until 11am in the region, but has now stretched until 11.55pm tonight.

East Anglia-based forecasters Weatherquest tweeted: “Further snow moving in from the east and northeast through the morning, becoming more infrequent and lighter in the afternoon. Increasing easterly winds with gusts near 45mph on the coast later. Max -1C.”

Snow cats created by Nancy and Lindsey Howlett. Picture: NANCY HOWLETT

Snow cats created by Nancy and Lindsey Howlett. Picture: NANCY HOWLETT - Credit: Archant

My cat is totally fascinated watching the snow falling, Woodbridge. Picture: DAWN FORSDIKE

My cat is totally fascinated watching the snow falling, Woodbridge. Picture: DAWN FORSDIKE

Recent snow scene in our back garden, Ipswich. Picture: RUSSELL LEEBURN

Recent snow scene in our back garden, Ipswich. Picture: RUSSELL LEEBURN

Lola having fun in the fresh snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Lola having fun in the fresh snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant


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