William Hill have been forced to slash the price of a white Easter. The price of snow in London has halved to 5/1 from an original 10/1
Some motorists trapped overnight were caught in treacherous conditions on the M23 in Sussex and on the A23 in Kent
Presenter Faye Barker looks at some of the stories making the headlines today
Bookmaker William Hill says it's seeing a flurry of bets on a white Easter, and is now offering the shortest price in the history of weather betting.
The odds on snow falling in London on Easter Sunday are now just 2/1, down from 16/1 three weeks ago. It's now offering 25/1 that snow will fall in London on the day of the boat race.
The bookmaker has closed betting on a freezing temperature being recorded on the mainland on Easter Sunday, saying it's become "a virtual certainty"
With Easter approaching, garden centres should be enjoying one of their busiest times of the year; bustling with customers eager for spring plants.
But one in north London is cancelling orders of stock because the weather's so bad.
Martin Stew reports.
Train passengers battling the icy blasts to get to work endured more travel misery today.
At Wimbledon in south west London speed restrictions of 5mph had to be imposed, with a number of South West Trains services cancelled and others being altered.
An electrical supply problem meant buses had to run between Oxted in Surrey and East Grinstead/Uckfield in Sussex and there were delays to services between Hurst Green and East Croydon.
Over-running engineering work meant there were delays through Selhurst station in south east London and the same problem meant disruption to East Coast and First Capital Connect services to and from King's Cross station in London.
Replacement buses had to run between New Barnet and Alexandra Palace in north London and journey times in and out of King's Cross were being extended by up to an hour.
It may officially be spring, but it looks like the middle of winter at the moment as snow and sleet fell across London and the surrounding counties this morning.
This time, the airports stayed open - but it caused havoc with the sporting fixtures.
Piers Hopkirk reports:
It isn't all doom and gloom; in south-west London, Merton Police have tried to lighten the mood by tweeting a picture of two snowmen, dressed in police garb and a row of police vans with faces drawn in the snow:
When it snows like this we bring out out "special" cars and vans ! http://t.co/HqesHx13ly
We also have special snow police that we use ! http://t.co/mTn5eO5kkR
Forecasters have predicted it could be the coldest March in 50 years. In 1962, average temperatures for the month were 2.8C.
Barnet's game against Cheltenham this afternoon is on after fans helped clear the pitch of snow.
The snow has caused major problems for London's football clubs. Barnet sent out an appeal to their fans to help clear the pitch ahead of their game with Cheltenham. A pitch inspection will take place later this morning.
However, several other games in League One and Two have already been postponed:
Crawley v Crewe
Sheffield Utd v Brentford
Burton v Wycombe
Port Vale v Aldershot
Rochdale v Southend
The airports which serve London are all continuing to operate despite the snow.
Heathrow said conditions were fine and it was not expecting any problems.
Gatwick said it was operating as normal but passengers should allow plenty of time for their journey to the airport.
There have been minor delays at Stansted and de-icing trucks had to be used. Luton also said they have had some delays to flights. Both airports advise passengers to allow extra time for their journey and to check the status of their flight with the airline before travelling to the airport.