Showers of snow will be frequent and heavy at times with drifting and temporary blizzard conditions in the westerly gales. Amounts of snow will be variable, but accumulations of 10 to 20 cm are expected in some areas, especially on routes above 100 metres.
According to provisional Met Office statistics this has been the coldest March for 50 years.
A selection of you pictures showing this weekend's windy weather
As High Pressure and settled weather south & east, milder and (eventually) more unsettled conditions develop from the south and west.