Hundreds of farmers are struggling to care for their livestock in what is normally their busiest time of the year.
Many dairy farmers are having to pour away all of their milk, as tankers have been unable to access the farms.
Animal feed is also in short supply, as delivery drivers have been cut off from the farms.
However, the main concern is hundreds of pregnant sheep buried under the snow drifts.
Power has been restored to hundreds of homes in Cumbria after high winds and heavy snow caused widespread problems to supplies.
Engineers worked round the clock to reconnect 1700 customers mainly in West Cumbria with extra teams drafted in over the weekend.
Several schools in Dumfries and Galloway are closed on Monday because of heavy snow or power cuts. For a full list, check here.
Whithorn Primary School is closing because of extensive power cuts in the area, caused by snow.
Kirkinner Primary school is closed on Monday because of snow.
Snow drifts near Creetown, in Dumfries and Galloway, meant people had to dig themselves out of their homes.
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Power has been restored to thousands of homes in Dumfries and Galloway but 3,000 homes are yet to be reconnected. Power was lost in Garlieston, Port William, Sorbie, Whithorn and Drummore and Isle of Whithorn on Friday following heavy snow and high winds.
Scottish Power says 200 engineers are working to reconnect those areas. Dumfries and Galloway Council have supplied generators to some of the affected parts of the region and are working to get provisions into those places.
Many major routes in Dumfries and Galloway are now open following closures on Friday and Saturday but many minor routes are only passable with care. Police are still advising drivers to only go out if necessary.
Around 10,000 homes are without power in the Wigtown and Stewartry areas of Dumfries and Galloway.
The affected towns and villages area in the Machars area and include Portpatrick, Drummore and the Isle of Whithorn.
Scottish Power have deployed engineers to reconnect power but can't reach the affected areas because of snow drifts of up to 10 feet deep.
Generators are being taken in by off road vehicles and lifeboats which were going to take supplies have been stood down for the night because of rough seas.
Cumbria Police say they've dealt with 1500 calls for assistance concerning the weather since Friday morning. These include roads being blocked, accidents and people being stranded in cars.
Roads still closed include the A66 at Stainmore, A595 around Holmrook and Millom, Kirstone Pass (A592) and A686 at Hartside. Police say agencies are working 'relentlessly' to clear snow from roads but are being hampered by strong winds. In some parts, there are snow drifts of up to 20 feet.
Around 70 people spent the night in an emergency shelter after becoming stranded around Millom. Motorists who feel their journey is essential are being asked to check before they travel. People are also being asked to check on vulnerable relatives and neighbours.