Motorists warned of icy Suffolk roads

MOTORISTS are being warned to expect icy conditions on the roads later today as the cold snap looks set to continue.Parts of Suffolk have been hit by wintry showers this morning - with snow falling in Lowestoft.

MOTORISTS are being warned to expect icy conditions on the roads later today as the cold snap looks set to continue.

Parts of Suffolk have been hit by wintry showers this morning - with snow falling in Lowestoft.

And weather experts are warning the cold conditions look set to continue until the end of the week.

It means the threat of snow will continue until Friday, with temperatures expected to fall to -2C in places.


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However there is unlikely to be the same level of snowfall as experienced earlier this winter.

John Law, from Weatherquest, which is based at the University of East Anglia, said: 'It looks like it could stay fairly cloudy and cold for this week.

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'Cold air is moving in from the north east and east and as a result there is still a chance of more wintry showers. However I don't think they will cause too many problems.

'It may start to settle on Thursday or Friday but I think it will only be a centimetre or so - not much more than that.'

He said that today's snow should start to clear this afternoon but warned that temperatures will drop away to -2C in western parts of Suffolk.

'It could be a case of icy roads to watch out for,' he said.

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