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Freak showers of snow and sleet were breaking out across the area today - just as spring should be under way.

The Orwell Bridge is still closed this afternoon - and could have to close again tomorrow.

A call is going out to people in Ipswich to keep away from wooded areas as Storm Gareth strikes.

Trees brought down by Storm Gareth's high winds are currently blocking roads in Suffolk.

High winds of up to 60mph and "intense rain" are set to hit, as Storm Gareth batters the region - with the Orwell Bridge being closely monitored.

"Dry January" has just acquired a whole new meaning, as weather forecasters reveal that the month saw much less rain than usual.

A grey weekend of weather in East Anglia, but there is high winds and freezing temperatures expected in Suffolk and north Essex soon.

Snow and sleet could hit Suffolk and north Essex tomorrow as temperatures plunge, according to weather experts.

It looks like mild temperatures and cloud will feature for much of today, with sunshine returning tomorrow.

From high winds controversially shutting the Orwell Bridge, to the Beast From the East causing chaos, 2018 certainly wasn't a quiet year weather-wise.

Snow was a big feature of last winter as the Beast from the East hit East Anglia.

Today's weather in East Anglia has begun with showers and the wet weather is expected to continue up until the night before Christmas.

Rain will continue to plague East Anglia throughout the day with no signs of snow falling.

It's been a wet weekend so far - so what does the weather have in store tonight and tomorrow?

The summer weather is set to return to Suffolk and parts of Essex today and tomorrow with temperatures expected to reach the mid-twenties.

East Anglia could see one of its warmest October days for years this week, with temperatures predicted to soar into the mid 20s, adding a new high to an already record-breaking year.

Following a wet Saturday and a chilly night, forecasters were today predicting a fine, dry day in Suffolk and north Essex.

Suffolk and north Essex is set to enjoy a dry and fine weekend with plenty of warm sunny spells as the summer draws to close. Take a look at the forecasted temperatures here.

A warmer day is expected today across Suffolk and parts of Essex with brighter spells this afternoon.

Today is set to be cloudy with a few brights spells in the east of the area and with the chance of patchy rain spreading in from the west through the middle part of the day.

After a record breaking summer for Suffolk we have seen signs of autumn this week with cooler temperatures, rain storms and blustery conditions.

The wet and windy weather was set to continue tonight throughout much of Suffolk and Essex but there's signs of better conditions for tomorrow.

Today will bring heavy rain and winds of up to 55mph on the coast - but when will the wet weather hit Suffolk and north Essex?

The showers which hit parts of the region yesterday will disappear today to give a dry day across the region.

It takes window cleaners three days to scrub the outside of the Willis building, Ipswich town centres famous Grade I-listed landmark - and they were hard at work today.

Heavy downpours are set to continue across Suffolk and north Essex today - but the hot weather is set to return.

Last week's iwitness24 challenge was to capture a photo that showed the heatwave in all it's glory.

Dusty umbrellas were dug out from the backs of coat cupboards as the rain returned to East Anglia yesterday - but is there thunder and lightning still to come?

The potentially toxic blue-green algae outbreak at Alton Water is still preventing boaters and swimmers from using the water nearly three weeks after it first closed the lake.

It's all set fine for a dry warm day again today with lots of sunny spells.

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