Temperatures are already below freezing point for many of us. They could drop down to -10 in some areas, particularly in the east where we have clearer skies.
After a week of very wintry weather across the region we have been left with some stunning scenes. Here are just a few of them.
Weather pictures: How are our animals coping in the cold and snowy conditions. Here are some of your pictures.
Wintry pictures from across the region.