A group of students from Wolverhampton who were stranded in Scotland for more than three days because of the extreme snow say it is the worst weather they have ever seen.
The sixth formers from St Edmunds Catholic School and St Peter's Collegiate School were due back from their Geography field trip to the Isle of Arran on Friday. But then ferries to the mainland were cancelled when the snow set in.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.