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Forecasters predict chance of 'sleet and light snow' in Suffolk on Easter Monday as temperature drops




This week's warm weather is not set to extend into the Easter weekend in Suffolk, with temperatures dropping from today.

And in some parts of the county, the Met Office is predicting chances of sleet and light snow over the next few days.

Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said a “cold front” will start moving down from the north, bringing with it colder, windier conditions in stark contrast to the previous “warm southerly winds”.

Good Friday is expected to be fine and sunny for much of the UK before developing into rain on Easter Sunday, with the chance of sleet or snow in parts of the country, including Suffolk, on Easter Monday.

These are the Met Office forecasts for parts of the county on Easter Monday:

Snow covering the ground on Framlingham Mere with Castle in February 2021. Picture: Mark Bullimore
Snow covering the ground on Framlingham Mere with Castle in February 2021. Picture: Mark Bullimore
  • Bury St Edmunds - sleet changing to light snow by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C
  • Beccles - sleet changing to light rain by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C
  • Diss - sleet changing to overcast by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Felixstowe - sunny intervals changing to overcast by lunchtime with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C
  • Framlingham - light snow changing to cloudy by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Haverhill - sleet showers changing to cloudy by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Ipswich - sunny intervals changing to overcast by lunchtime with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Kesgrave - sunny intervals changing to overcast by lunchtime with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Lowestoft - light rain changing to cloudy by early evening with highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C
  • Mildenhall - overcast changing to light snow showers by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C
  • Newmarket - light snow showers changing to cloudy by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Soham - cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C
  • Southwold - light rain changing to cloudy by early evening with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C
  • Stowmarket - light snow changing to cloudy by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Sudbury - sleet changing to sunny intervals by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C
  • Thetford - cloudy changing to light rain in the afternoon with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C
  • Woodbridge - light rain changing to cloudy by late morning with highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C

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