Commuters face travel disruption as temperatures plunge
Forecasters have predicted that it'll be the coldest week of the year - and it hasn't failed to live up to that expectation. Snow has fallen across many parts of the UK, journeys in northern England have been affected by the wintry weather. In Cumbria, commuters had their trips to work extended as icy conditions made trips more difficult, or in some cases impossible.
The Met Office has yellow weather warnings in place for snow and ice in north-west England and Northern Ireland. There are also yellow warnings in place for rain and wind in the south-west of England.
At Honister Pass in Cumbria, tractors attempted to clear the road of snow and ice that formed overnight. The route is normally busy with half term holidaymakers, this morning it was all but deserted.
A Buttermere, a snowy duvet covered mountains around the lakes. A popular spot with walkers, you'd be forgiven for not heading out onto the fells this week.
It hasn't been snowy everywhere though, despite the cold temperatures many in the south of England have been left shivering but without any snowfall. At Windsor Castle, sunrise was pictured as temperatures hovering around the freezing mark.
Winter weather is set to keep chilling Britain throughout the half term week, thelatest forecast predicts a night of clear but cold skies. Meanwhile, athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in South Korea are facing freezing temperatures and strong winds, in some cases affecting their performance.