Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 6°C

min temp: -0°C


Drivers warned to take care in fog - but weather set to become warm and sunny

PUBLISHED: 07:18 05 October 2018 | UPDATED: 07:41 05 October 2018

Foggy driving conditions in Essex Picture: ESSEX TRAVEL NEWS

Foggy driving conditions in Essex Picture: ESSEX TRAVEL NEWS


Early morning fog is said to be causing dangerous driving conditions for motorists in parts of Suffolk and Essex this morning.

Essex County Council’s travel alerts Twitter account posted pictures of thick fog on road in the county, including Chelmsford and Braintree.

“Please reduce your speed and use your dipped headlights,” it said.

Flights to UK airports including Stansted are also said to be affected by the foggy conditions.

Norwich-based forecaster Weatherquest said the early mist and low cloud would clear to leave a “fine day” with sunny spells developing.

“Winds will be light, and rather variable in direction, while top temperatures will be close to 21C,” Weatherquest tweeted.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis tries out tapas sized dishes at the new Arlingtons in Ipswich.

Council chiefs in Essex say they will be faced with tough choices next year after a disappointing cash grant from central government.

A woman in her 40s was racially abused and pelted with eggs in a ‘cowardly attack’ in Colchester.

Policing along the Suffolk/Essex border has come under fire at a farmers’ meeting in Lavenham.

A garden centre that runs a popular Christmas Wonderland attraction has been criticised for making life a ‘nightmare’ for its neighbours in the run-up to Christmas.

A white van registered as having “no current keeper” was stopped by police - and then seized as the driver had no insurance or licence.

A string of burglaries in a quiet rural town has left residents and councillors on high alert.

Most read

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24