Beast from the East still affecting Breckland and west Suffolk

Sheep looking comfortable in Methwold. Picture: Judy Webb

Sheep looking comfortable in Methwold. Picture: Judy Webb - Credit: Archant

Snow drifts overnight and ice patches are causing treacherous driving conditions again today across Breckland and west Suffolk.

Walking in a wintery wonderland in Thetford. Picture: Hayley Neal

Walking in a wintery wonderland in Thetford. Picture: Hayley Neal - Credit: Archant

Police are warning people not to travel unless it is absolutely necessary.

Norfolk police tweeted: “Stay home unless your journey is absolutely necessary so the roads are clearer for officers to reach those who need our assistance. If you have to leave your vehicle? Please ensure it’s left in a safe position and doesn’t cause any obstructions.”

Greater Anglia has said that while it will try to run normal services.

Passengers should keep up-to-date with service disruptions on the train operator’s website or Twitter page @greateranglia

Domingos Silva took this wintery picture in Thetford today. Picture: Domingos Silva

Domingos Silva took this wintery picture in Thetford today. Picture: Domingos Silva - Credit: Archant


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There is still a Met office warning out for snow today.

And easterly winds are set to cause temperatures to further plummet across the region today.

Take a look at our live traffic map.

Forestry Commission staff hard at work in Thetford Forest. Picture: Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission staff hard at work in Thetford Forest. Picture: Forestry Commission - Credit: Archant

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School closures:

There are a number of school closures in Brandon, Thetford, Watton, Methwold and surrounding villages.

https://twitter.com/danholley_/status/969109756806926336

For a full list of Suffolk school closures click here

For a full list of Norfolk school closures click here

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