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 Tanya Mercer's report for the east of the ITV Anglia region
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A dull start with mist and fog then gradually clearing, although some eastern coastal districts may remain cloudy, misty and rather cool.
Clear skies for a time tonight before low cloud, mist and fog returns