The Princess Royal has arrived in Chelmsford to attend a service remembering those who were killed in the flooding of 1953.
95 people were killed in Essex when the floods struck 60 years ago today.
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It will stay cold this weekend with further wintry showers at times.
Icy stretches will form tonight as temperatures drop and wintry showers develop later.