Essex snow: trains disrupted and schools closed
Commuters are experiencing delays on the rails after temperatures plummeted below freezing during the night.
A number of Greater Anglia services, including the 05:12 GMT Colchester to London Liverpool Street route, are running late.
The Doucecroft School, Colchester, and Ramsden Hall School, Billericay and Woodlands in Basildon are closed.
A fourth school, the Clacton Coastal Academy, will open at 10:00 GMT.
Weather forecasters had predicted an overnight low of -8C (18F). At Stansted Airport, however, a low of -10C (14F) was recorded.