There was an impromptu day off school for many children in our region and an extra complication for working parents.
Many schools across the east were either closed completely today, or were open with just a few classes running, as teachers went on strike in a row over pay, workload and pension deals.
Click below to watch Elodie Harper's report for the west of the ITV Anglia Region
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Cloudy, humid with occasional rain, sometimes heavy and thundery.
Rather cloudy with occasional rain on Bank Holiday Monday in the Anglia region. Some brighter spells are likely in places.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms spreading north.