Families in Suffolk and Essex are experiencing a mini Bank Holiday heatwave at the moment and the good news is temperatures are set to remain high today.

Thousands of fans with tickets to the Ed Sheeran concerts at Chantry Park over the Bank Holiday weekend are wondering what the weather has in store for them.

After a wet few days Ed Sheeran fans heading to his Chantry Park gigs in Ipswich next weekend are hoping better weather is on the horizon.

Yesterday the hottest temperature in the whole country was recorded in Suffolk and today it is expected to be even hotter.

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.

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