Updated Heavy snow hits Breckland and west Suffolk
PUBLISHED: 14:42 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 16:22 28 February 2018
Heavy and deep snow can be seen across Norfolk and Suffolk. Picture: Harriet Watson-Grime
The Beast from the East is still affect much of Breckland and west Suffolk.
VIDEO Heavy snow has fallen across Breckland and west Suffolk. Picture: Catia Vieira
Heavy snow continues to fall and road conditions are still treacherous.
There were severe delays on the A11 this morning due to vehicles that had been left stranded overnight due to the weather.
Some motorists were stuck in their cars for more than three hours and Norfolk police officers carried out welfare checks and handed out water.
The road was blocked in both directions between the B1135 at Wymondham and the A47 at Cringleford.
Jazz the dog enjoying the snow in Thetford. Picture: Mel Sturman MORE - Lorries stranded and three-hour delays as heavy snow causes chaos on A11 Domingos Silva took this wintery picture in Thetford today. Picture: Domingos Silva The snow in Thetford. Picture: Aimee Barry
But there were queues down to Thetford and Norwich.
At 11.45am traffic on the southbound carriageway was released and just after 1.25pm the northbound carriageway was reopened between Thetford to Spooner Row.
There are still some delays around the Wymondham area due to a broken down HGV.
Keep up-to-date with the latest travel news with our live traffic map. A lovely wintery scene taken just outside Thetford and heading towards Diss. Picture: Jason Simpson The snow on Banham Cross Common in Thetford. Picture: Cherrelle Applegate
High Lodge at Thetford Forest has been closed.
Forestry Commission have been braving the cold and heavy snow to try and clear the entrance and exit road and paths.
However due to the intensity of snowfall, it is covering our efforts immediately making the site unsafe.
The Forestry Commission will update in the morning when the site has been re-assessed.
The snow in Thetford. Picture: Angela Bferreira
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The snowy scene in Northwold. Picture: Jason Simpson
Keeping RAF Lakenheath operational ready in the snow The snowy scene in Northwold. Picture: Jason Simpson School closures:
A number of schools in Thetford, Brandon, Mildenhall, Methwold and Watton and the surrounding areas were closed today due to the adverse weather conditions.
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click here Walking in a wintery wonderland in Thetford. Picture: Hayley Neal Enjoying the snow in Arlington Way near Thetford. Picture: Sue Pleszko Forestry Commission staff hard at work in Thetford Forest. Picture: Forestry Commission Forestry Commission staff hard at work in Thetford Forest. Picture: Forestry Commission Thetford looking pretty in the snow. Picture: Mel Sturman Crews from the 494th Aircraft Maintenance Unit keeping RAF Lakenheath operational ready. Picture: MSgt Eric Burks An F-15 at RAF Lakenheath in the snow. Picture: MSgt Eric Burks Horse grazing in Brandon. Picture: Natalia Tutaj Sheep looking comfortable in Methwold. Picture: Judy Webb Highlodge at Thetford Forest. Picture: Kim Newman Doy enjoying the snow in Brandon. Picture: Yasmine Cook Chilling in the snow. Picture: Saffron Godman Snow on the trees. Picture: Gemma Taylor St Peter's Church in Thetford. Picture: Elo Grunbaum Wintry scene at Barnham Cross Common in Thetford. Picture: Kevin Gorman/Shutter Up Photography
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