While much of the UK was recording the warmest May since records began more than 100 years ago Suffolk and parts of Essex failed to reach the top temperatures.
The weather forecast for the Bank Holiday weekend looks set to be mostly fine and dry for Suffolk and parts of Essex.
Suffolk and Essex are set for a wet and windy Monday - with gusts of 45-50mph forecast throughout the day.
Suffolk and Essex will see a mix of sunshine and showers today.
With the sun beating down and temperatures soaring it is hard to imagine hailstones falling.
The village of Newbourne would have been totally cut off due to snow drifts covering the roads- if it weren’t for Richard Welham and his trusty digger.
There have been reports that a ‘fatty substance’ has washed onto the beach at Sizewell in Suffolk - causing alarm for dog walkers.
Drivers are being warned to take care on the roads this weekend as the rising temperatures cause the snow to melt - bringing with it the potential for surface water and flooding.
A fresh flurry of snow is making for treacherous driving conditions on the region’s roads this evening.
Suffolk’s farmers have sprung into action during the cold snap – heading out in force to help clear snow drifts from the county’s rural roads.
Despite spells of sunshine in areas around Ipswich, forecasters are expecting snow flurries to continue through the day - at times turning heavy. Latest updates here.
Police have warned motorists to only travel when necessary today as heavy snow and sub-zero conditions continue to blight the region’s transport system.
Plunging temperatures brought by the Beast from the East have led to the water starting to freeze over at the wet dock on Ipswich waterfront.
In Leiston, local artist Chris Newson has put together some rather different snowmen.
The Met Office increases weather warning from yellow to amber for snow as the ‘Beast from the East’ weather front hits the region.
A winter weather front nicknamed the Beast from the East is set to strike the region early next week - causing temperatures to plummet and the chance of snow flurries.
Snow and sleet showers will affect East Anglia later today and overnight which could lead to some travel disruption across the region.
Crews were at the scene for nearly three hours.
Suffolk and Essex saw gusts of more than 60mph last night as storm Eleanor struck the UK.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of wind for the East of England for Wednesday.
After a dreary start to the day what does the weekend hold? And will it be dry for New Year’s celebrations?
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