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Weather Outlook for Southend and Rochford District
Tuesday: Sunny, Minimum Temperature: 7°C (44°F) Maximum Temperature: 18°C (64°F)
Maximum Temperature: 18°C (64°F), Minimum Temperature: 7°C (44°F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1025mb, Humidity: 62%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:36 BST, Sunset: 19:06 BST
Wednesday: Sunny, Minimum Temperature: 7°C (44°F) Maximum Temperature: 18°C (64°F)
Maximum Temperature: 18°C (64°F), Minimum Temperature: 7°C (44°F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1030mb, Humidity: 60%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:38 BST, Sunset: 19:03 BST
Tonight: Light Cloud, Minimum Temperature: 11°C (53°F)
Minimum Temperature: 11°C (53°F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 86%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 19:08 BST
Latest News from the Echo
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Two-car smash on Canvey near Harvest Road
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Man arrested after reports shop worker threatened at knife point in Westcliff
A man has been arrested after reports that a shop worker was threatened with a knife.
Motorcyclist dies after crash on A130
A MOTORCYCLIST has died almost two weeks after being involved in a crash on a busy commuter route.
‘Funding is welcome but more is needed’
A SOUTHEND headteacher has welcomed extra funding from the Government but warned it is unlikely to mean more resources for pupils.
Revealed: 1 in 3 cancer victims in repeat GP visits
A THIRD of patients diagnosed with cancer in Basildon required repeat visits to their GP before being sent for tests, new figures have revealed.
‘I don’t want families enduring what we did’
A GRIEVING mother has founded a charity to help families through suicide after her partner took his own life.
Basildon Pride: Hundreds mark annual festival of colour
Hundreds of people took to the streets as part of the Basildon Pride celebrations this weekend.
Army and Navy flyover will never reopen
A detailed engineering report on the Army and Navy flyover in Chelmsford has recommended that the structure should never reopen.
Rachel Riley backs campaign to stamp out online trolls
A CAMPAIGN to stamp out online trolling is being supported by former Southend schoolgirl Rachel Riley.
Billericay fire: Men save woman from burning home
TWO men escaped from a burning home and promptly rescued a woman trapped on the top floor.
Masked gang of thugs in late night robbery
POLICE are hunting a masked gang of thugs after a man was robbed in a late-night attack.
Three men arrested after reports of man being threatened with gun in Basildon
Three men have been arrested after reports that a man was threatened with a gun.
Critically endangered leopard cubs are born at Colchester Zoo
A PAIR of critically endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at Colchester Zoo.
Miracle baby Roman Burns starts at Stanway Primary School
A MOTHER who was told her baby would die a day after he was born has proudly watched him start his first day of school.