Snow hits Anglia region

The Anglia region faced its first bite of winter last weekend with bitter winds and sub-zero temperatures. On Wednesday snow arrived in parts of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex.

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Snowy scenes from around the Anglia region

The first significant snow of the winter has fallen in some parts of the Anglia region and further wintry showers are forecast for Wednesday.

These are the scenes captured on some of the region's webcams.

A webcam image at Amphill in Bedfordshire taken at 7.25 am on Wednesday Credit: www.ampthillweatherstation.info
Snow falling in the town centre at Southend-on-Sea in Essex at 7.38am on Wednesday Credit: www.sunglasses-shop.co.uk
The snowy scene at the London Gliding Club in Dunstable, Bedfordshire at 7.30am on Wednesday Credit: www.londonglidingclub.co.uk
The webcam at Brightlingsea Sailing Club near Colchester in Essex. Credit: www.sailbrightlingsea.com

Snow in the East

Snow this morning in Essex Credit: ITV Anglia

There has been a wintry start to the morning thanks to a band of rain and snow spreading across the region from the north. It will slowly brighten up, although further wintry showers are likely by lunchtime.

There will be sunshine and scattered wintry showers this afternoon. It should feel cold in the northerly wind, with highs of just five Celsius (41 Fahrenheit).

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Temperatures dip to -4C in the Anglia region

Dawn over Yaxley in Cambridgeshire as temperatures in the Anglia region dip as low as -4C. Credit: ITV Anglia viewer Valerie Mowles

Early morning temperatures dipped at low as almost -4C in the Anglia region and it's set to be a chilly weekend. Even daytime temperature aren't expected to rise much above 5C on Saturday and Sunday. The average maximum for early December is 8C

The region's lowest temperature in the early hours of Friday was -3.8C at Woburn in Bedfordshire.

Other minimum temperatures:

-3.4C in Wittering, Cambridgeshire

-2.7C in Santon Downham, Suffolk

-2.4C in Writtle, Essex

-1.9C in Cambridge

+3.8C in Cromer, Norfolk

Click here for the weather forecast for the Anglia region

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