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Chilly fog to make way for burst of sunshine

PUBLISHED: 07:14 27 September 2018 | UPDATED: 07:31 27 September 2018

Parker Gatland loving the sunshine in Felixstowe

Parker Gatland loving the sunshine in Felixstowe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


While many of us have started to notice Christmas novelties in shops across the region, summer looks to be making a brief comeback in the East.

Despite another chilly start to the day, Suffolk and north Essex are likely to see temperatures soar to over 20C this afternoon.

According to forecasters at Weatherquest: “A few patches of mist and low cloud will quickly clear this morning to leave a fine and dry day with good spells of sunshine.”

This will bring highs of 20 to 23C – pleasantly warm for late September.

The Met Office is also predicting “a lot of sunshine” in the South East – with temperatures “even higher than in the last couple of days”.

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The BBC TV presenter Dan Snow has stressed the importance of preserving Suffolk’s precious history – and shared an surprising anecdote about a near-death experience in one of the county’s most famous rivers.

Rail services between Ipswich and Felixstowe are being reinstated after “slippery rails” left lines between the two towns blocked.

The big event may be more than nine months away - but councils and transport companies are making big plans for Ed Sheeran’s concerts in Ipswich next August Bank Holiday.

Suffolk and Essex are to received more than £20m extra from the government to maintain their local road network next year.

A woman who killed an 80-year-old great-grandmother in a head-on car crash has been ordered to carry out unpaid work.

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