With snow causing chaos for many today, one viewer has told us about the nightmare journey he had this morning.
Terry Harvey-Chadwick was on his way from Seascale to Barrow to host a science workshop as part of National Science and Engineering Week... but he didn't get that far.
When on the A595, just south of Waberthwaite, Terry got stuck:
"I was stuck for almost 6 hours before they got to me. Even the snow plough and digger sent to try and free us got stuck in the very deep snow."
"I, and some other drivers, was eventually rescued by the Wasdale Mountain Rescue team and had to walk nearly a quarter mile through the blizzard, wading through snow up to my waist, to reach the rescue vehicles."
Sellafield has returned to normal after a precautionary 'site incident' was declared earlier because of the bad weather.
Many staff were sent home early because of concerns over their welfare and safety on site.
Sellafield nuclear plant has been closed due to "staff welfare" following adverse weather, a spokesperson has said:
Sellafield has declared a precautionary 'Site Incident' because of the bad weather currently affecting the area. They have stressed that the move is nothing to be concerned about and is 'in line with well rehearsed procedures'.
Some staff at the site will be allowed to leave early as weather conditions worsen.
A press spokesman said:
Parts of the region have battled with another day of wintry weather, with snow and ice causing problems for motorists.
In the Scottish Borders, many roads have been closed, school transport has been stopped and several schools have been shut.
Watch the full report from Jenny Longden below.
An Amber warning for heavy snow in the Scottish Borders remains in place until 6pm.
Then a yellow 'be aware' warning is in place until midnight.
Through Wednesday and Thursday the weather is forecast to remain cold with a few snow showers expected to continue to affect more eastern areas of the Borders.
There are warnings of significant snow with strong winds expected on Friday.
Graham Sowerby took these snowy pictures of Sedbergh, in Cumbria, from his Phantom Quadcopter this morning.
Heavy snowfall and ice is causing disruption across the region_. _
There have been 15 accidents in Cumbria this morning and several roads closed in Cumbria and southern Scotland due to treacherous driving conditions.
Heavy snowfall in Dumfries and Galloway has caused many schools to close.
Below is a list of the latest school closures:
- Sanquhar Primary
- Sanquhar Academy
- Kirkcowan Primary
- Kelloholm Primary
- Cargenbridge School
- Ae Primary
- Penninghame Primary
- Carrutherstown Primary
- Canonbie Primary
- Beattock Primary
- Hecklegirth Primary
- Hottsbridge Primary
- Gelston Primary
- Tundersgarth Primary
- St. Mungo Primary
- St. Columba's RC Primary
- Eaglesfield Primary
- Mouswald Primary
- Moffat Academy
- Moffat Primary
- Hoddom Primary
- Applegarth Primary
- Collin Primary
- Kirkpatrick Fleming Primary