In Pictures: Parts of UK shiver in wintry weather
Snow has blanketed parts of the country as forecasters warn of plunging temperatures.
Parts of the UK are being hit by freezing conditions, with the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) issuing a level three cold weather alert covering England until Monday.
Here are some snapshots of the snowy scenes across the UK:
Frost and snow covers a house in the North York Moors National Park (Danny Lawson/PA)Frost covers Goathland in the North York Moors National Park (Danny Lawson/PA)
A chilly start at Goathland train station (Danny Lawson/PA)
The Met Office has issued several yellow weather warnings for snow and ice in parts of the UK over the coming days.
Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said: “The outlook for the UK remains cold at least for the next seven days, with the potential for this to continue even longer.”
Elaine Armstrong clears snow from her garden in Burnopfield, County Durham (Owen Humphreys/PA)Parts of the UK are being hit by freezing conditions (Owen Humphreys/PA)A disused boat on a frozen beach in Dungeness, Kent (Gareth Fuller/PA)A woman walks during misty weather in Primrose Hill, London (Victoria Jones/PA)
Forecasters say temperatures could plummet to as low as minus 10C, with wintry downpours and “freezing fog”.
But the snow made for scenic walks in the countryside, with County Durham waking up to snow-covered streets.
A woman walks her dog through snow over Castleside Viaduct in Durham (Owen Humphreys/PA)Overnight snow in Consett, County Durham (Owen Humphreys/PA)A man walks through overnight snow near the Terris Novalis sculpture in Consett (Owen Humphreys/PA)