Search

Pest from the West to bring heavy rain to Norfolk and Waveney

PUBLISHED: 14:07 07 March 2018 | UPDATED: 17:45 07 March 2018

File photo of heavy rain in Norwich. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

File photo of heavy rain in Norwich. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Archant

Norfolk and Waveney has just recovered from the deluge of snow brought by the Beast from the East and now the region is set to be hit by the Pest from the West.

Weather warnings for snow are in place for parts of the country on Thursday due to the weather front but East Anglia is expected to escape another covering of the white stuff.

But forecasters have warned of heavy rain and the possibility of lightning.

“The main areas which will be affected are the Midlands, the North West and Wales,” said Adam Dury of Norwich-based Weatherquest. “But the region will see a spell of heavy rain on Thursday morning and the Suffolk coast may even see some lightning.

“It will also be a bit blustery with wind speeds up to 35mph.”

Temperatures will dip below freezing on Thursday night with showers on Friday before a warm front moves in over the weekend.

Melting snow and steady rainfall has led to flood alerts being put in place for the River Waveney from Diss and the River Dove to Ellingham, including Bungay and the Little Ouse and River Thet.

Other News

Yesterday, 18:07

An historic Great Yarmouth housing estate is in line for a multi-million pound makeover which will improve housing for more than 1,000 people and hopefully build new homes for a few more.

Yesterday, 17:05

Business owners have warned that people are too scared to go onto a town centre street amid fears of a rise in violence at weekends.

Yesterday, 17:01

American Football used cheerleaders, cricket turned to T20, and football had the short-lived Golden Goal.

They are two coastal towns that have evolved in recent years into trendy haunts throughout the summer months.

Most Read

Yesterday, 17:05

Business owners have warned that people are too scared to go onto a town centre street amid fears of a rise in violence at weekends.

Read more
Twitter
Mon, 12:33

A road rage incident in Great Yarmouth saw a man leave his car and try and get into another driver’s car when it was stopped at traffic lights.

Read more
Mon, 15:17

A woman who was wanted by police on recall to prison has been found in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 07:17

A woman thought she was going to die as her ex-partner stamped on her head twice and broke her nose, a court heard.

Read more
Norwich Crown Court
Mon, 17:24

Emergency services were called to Great Yarmouth town centre after a disused lamp post caught fire on Monday afternoon.

Read more
Rescue Service

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 6°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy