Search

More than 20cm of snow recorded in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 08:50 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 09:17 28 February 2018

Snow in Norwich. 28/2/2018
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Snow in Norwich. 28/2/2018 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2018

More than 20cm of snow has fallen in Norfolk causing traffic chaos and schools closures.

Snow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 
28/2/2018
Picture: ANTONY KELLYSnow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 28/2/2018 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

In Cringleford, one measurements topped 25cm.

In the west of Norwich some 22cm was recorded, while people in Hethersett and Tasburgh woke up to 21cm of the white stuff.

In Caister, near Great Yarmouth, 20cm was recorded, and in central Norwich, Thorpe Hamlet and Blundeston there were 18cm.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) had 17cm.

Snow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 
28/2/2018
Picture: ANTONY KELLYSnow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 28/2/2018 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Meteorologist Dan Holley said temperatures plummeted to -9C overnight in Martham, but snow showers were expected to move off during the afternoon.

In other areas there were:

• 16cm in Costessey

• 15cm in Wymondham and Woodton

Snow in Norwich. 28/2/2018
Picture: ANTONY KELLYSnow in Norwich. 28/2/2018 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

• 14cm in Beccles and Oulton Broad

• 13cm in Tacolneston, Reepham, and Aylsham

• 12cm in Horsford

• 11cm in Long Stratton and Dereham

Snow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 
28/2/2018
Picture: ANTONY KELLYSnow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 28/2/2018 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

• 10cm in Brundall

Mr Holley said although not official recordings, the depths - which were gave an indication.

He said: “It’s probably of a similar magnitude to January 2013. I think it was pretty much expected, a couple of days ago the models were suggesting it would be a lot worse today. I know a lot of people where thought the worst was over.”

He said the snow was expected to continue until lunchtime, but that freezing temperatures would continue, reaching -10C in some areas.

Snow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 
28/2/2018
Picture: ANTONY KELLYSnow in Norwich. Prince of Wales Road. 28/2/2018 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Snow in Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLYSnow in Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Snow in Norwich. Norwich Station. 28/2/2018
Picture: ANTONY KELLYSnow in Norwich. Norwich Station. 28/2/2018 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Other popular content

Yesterday, 09:51

The designs of more than 150 new homes to built in Halesworth were passed at a council meeting despite worries around sewerage and drainage.

Yesterday, 09:23

Norfolk is being warned to brace itself for strong winds, as a band of wet weather could bring gusts of up to 60mph to the region.

Yesterday, 07:00

It was a year of challenge and progress.

Wed, 17:24

A man found asleep in a loft while holding class A drugs between his legs and more than £2,000 in cash has been jailed for three and a half years for drug offences.

Most Read

Yesterday, 09:51

The designs of more than 150 new homes to built in Halesworth were passed at a council meeting despite worries around sewerage and drainage.

Read more
Tony Goldson
Yesterday, 09:23

Norfolk is being warned to brace itself for strong winds, as a band of wet weather could bring gusts of up to 60mph to the region.

Read more
Met Office
Wed, 17:24

A man found asleep in a loft while holding class A drugs between his legs and more than £2,000 in cash has been jailed for three and a half years for drug offences.

Read more
Ipswich Crown Court

Hopes for key historic artefacts staying in Lowestoft were served another blow today as a consultation was launched.

Read more
Peter Aldous

Later in Life

cover

Click here to view
the Later in Life
supplement

View

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 8°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Beccles and Bungay Journal weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy