More snow and blizzard-like conditions have affected the region overnight and today. The snow has disrupted travel, and dozens of sporting events have been cancelled.
Bingley in West Yorkshire has had the most snow, over eight inches of it. And the cold snap is set to continue. Frazer Maude reports.
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